Science and Practice of Pressure Ulcer Management

  • Marco Romanelli
  • Michael Clark
  • Amit Gefen
  • Guido Ciprandi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Ayelet Levy, Naama Shoham, Kara Kopplin, Amit Gefen
    Pages 17-31
  3. Nils Lahmann, Jan Kottner
    Pages 33-39
  4. Emanuele Cereda, Jos M. G. A. Schols
    Pages 41-56
  5. Vera Lúcia Conceição de Gouveia Santos, Letícia Faria Serpa, Guadalupe Maria Lobo Cordero, Sandra Guerrero Gamboa, Heidi Hevia Campos, Otilia Cruz Castañeda
    Pages 57-77
  6. Sue Bale, Janice Cameron, Sylvie Meaume, Andrea Ingegneri
    Pages 111-124
  7. Guido Ciprandi, Teresa Oranges, Anna Barbara Schluer
    Pages 125-150
  8. Agata Janowska, Valentina Dini, Marilena Pradal, Giulia Davini, Francesco Uccelli
    Pages 151-157
  9. Agata Janowska, Michela Macchia, Battistino Paggi
    Pages 159-173
  10. Jakub Taradaj, Elia Ricci
    Pages 175-187
  11. Valentina Dini, Salvatore Panduri, Marco Romanelli
    Pages 189-198
  12. Alessandro Scalise, Caterina Tartaglione, Marina Pierangeli, Vania Recchi, Matteo Torresetti, Luc Téot
    Pages 199-228
  13. Christina Lindholm, Michael Clark, Zita Kis Dadara
    Pages 229-236
  14. Keith Harding, Michael Clark
    Pages 237-242
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 243-249

About this book


This updated volume provides the current knowledge on the diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of pressure ulcers. Chapters on the early detection of pressure ulcers, negative pressure therapy, pressure ulcers in pediatric patients, adjunctive therapies, surgical management of pressure ulcers, and innovation in pressure ulcer research and practice are included.

This second edition aims to be the primary reference for pressure ulcers from diagnosis and prevention to management and treatment options.

The book is relevant to dermatology clinicians, vascular surgeons, and dermatology nurses.


Innovation in pressure ulcers research Incontinence Adjunctive therapies in pressure ulcers Pressure ulcers in obstetrics and gynecology Pressure ulcers in pediatric patients

Editors and affiliations

  • Marco Romanelli
    • 1
  • Michael Clark
    • 2
  • Amit Gefen
    • 3
  • Guido Ciprandi
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of DermatologySanta Chiara Hospital, University of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Welsh Wound Innovation CentreRhondda Cynon Taf WalesUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of Biomedical EngineeringFaculty of Engineering Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  4. 4.Bambino Gesuʼ Childrenʼs HospitalRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Ltd., part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-7411-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-7413-4
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