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Title Pressure ulcers in the aging population : a guide for clinicians / David R. Thomas, Gregory A. Compton, editors.

Published New York : Humana Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 233 pages) : illustrations.
Series Aging Medicine
Aging medicine.
Notes Includes index.
Summary Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Population: A Guide for Clinicians is a resource primarily aimed at physicians interested in the fundamentals of wound care. This book is written for geriatricians, internists, general practitioners, residents and fellows who treat older patients. Unlike other wound texts on the market, the book addresses the specific issues of wound prevention and management in older individuals.The text emphasizes proper documentation and elements of the team care process. There is up to date information on skin changes at the end of life and the concept of unavoidability.Chapters are written by experts in their fields and include such evolving topics as deep tissue injury and the newer support surface technologies.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 25, 2013).
Other author Thomas, David R., editor of compilation.
Compton, Gregory A., editor of compilation.
Subject Bedsores.
Bedsores -- Healing.
Geriatric dermatology.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781627037006 (electronic bk.)
1627037004 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-1-62703-700-6