Wound Care Essentials
5 Incredible Ebooks for 1 Low Price
There are many different types of wounds and many causes of wounds; there are trauma wounds from an accident, foot ulcers caused by diabetes and bedsores or pressure ulcers caused by pressure on the skin of a debilitated person, to name just a few.
Although wound healing is a complex and dynamic process, no matter what type of wound you have, the healing process is the same. Health care professionals have developed what is known as “best practice guidelines” which encompasses a) reviewing all the evidence available b) establish the individual risk factors for the patient and c) implement the skills and resources to achieve healing of the wound. The information in these books center around these principles.
1. Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Prevention & Treatment – Reg: $12.95
By Kenneth Wright in consultation with Dr. Rory Gatenby D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.O.M.
Incredibly, 50% of amputations could have been prevented with proper self help care and compliance to treatment. Addressing all the risk factors in diabetes, there is special emphasis on foot inspection and proper foot care.
There are explanations on causes of foot ulcers, diabetes, assessments, shoe choice and concludes with a self assessment quiz. All treatments are explained including, pressure downloading, dressings, skin care and foot care principles interwoven with a first visit to the physician.
2. Venous Leg Ulcers: Prevention & Treatment – Reg: $12.95
By Kenneth Wright in consultation with Alan Neil, Liza Ovington PhD and Dr.Louis Grondin.
After explaining the causes and treatment options, 20 key prevention tips are highlighted to help speed up the healing process and prevent future reoccurrence. Interactive checklists, who can help, appropriate diary progress charts make this a vital educational aid and helps the patient comply to comprehensive treatment
3. Skin Care for the Elderly – Reg: $12.95
By Lyla Reichart and Victoria Taylor
Appropriate skin care for the older person is pivotal to preventing skin problems and healing wounds. Explains how the aging process affects the skin and can cause problems. Explores risk factors and explains a variety of common skin problems. Also explains the role of various types of skin care products and provides common sense skin care tips for both the older person and the caregiver.
4. Wound Care: General Principles – Reg: $12.95
By Kenneth Wright in consultation with Lyla Reichart
An up to date overview of the art and science of wound healing. There is a complete listing of all the new and existing dressings, highlighting each dressing’s role. There are alternative wound treatment options explained such as hyperbaric oxygen, growth factors, negative pressure wound therapy etc. This is an excellent reference book for caregivers, nurses, health workers and patients.
5. Burn Care: Recovery, First Aid & Prevention – Reg: $12.95
By Kenneth Wright in consultation with Judy Knighton, R.N., M.Sc.N
There are over 2.5 million visits to the hospital because of burn accidents. Apart from this being too great a number , those burns that are severe require a lot of critical compliance from the patient to minimize scarring and achieve an eventual healthy outcome after a period of about two years. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the treatment for burn casualties and the self help and self care tips in making an eventual full recovery.
BONUS! Pressure Ulcers: Prevention & Treatment – Reg: $12.95
By Kenneth Wright
This common problem – also known as bedsores – is much easier to prevent than to cure. Fully explains the techniques of positioning and other preventative measures. Audits and surveys of facilities with associated punitive consequences make this issue equally critical for the survival of the facility as well as the patient or client.
Each e-book is between 40-80 pages long and includes interactive quizzes and activities to engage the reader/patient. For the medical professional, these books can be seen as part of a treatment adjunct ensuring patient compliance. As with most Mediscript publications, inside you’ll find the following:
- an overview of relevant symptoms
- self help tips
- generic preventive information
- important lifestyle issues
- self assessment sections
- explanation of treatment options
- lists of further resources.
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