Wound Care at End of Life: A Guide for Hospice Professionals (Paperback)

Wound Care at End of Life: A Guide for Hospice Professionals By Bridget McCrate Protus, Jason M. Kimbrel, Joni Brinker Cover Image


Wound Care at End of Life provides guidance for the assessment and palliative management of wounds.Many factors influence whether healing a wound is a realistic goal. Whether the goal is for healing or for symptom relief, untreated wounds can lead to physical discomfort and impair quality of life. It is necessary that they receive appropriate intervention.Wound Care at End of Life is a quick reference guide for palliative management of wounds in hospice care. The authors and collaborators have systematically reviewed and collected the pertinent literature and resources related to palliative wound care. -For those already skilled in wound care, this book is a resource for support of current practices and a quick treatment lookup tool. -For those with less wound care experience, this book can serve as a learning guide and resource to ensure best practices for palliative wound management.-For educators, this book may be used as a training guide to address the basics of palliative wound care and assist learners in developing a comprehensive plan of care for the patient with wounds.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780988955868
ISBN-10: 0988955865
Publisher: Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services
Publication Date: May 14th, 2018
Pages: 136
Language: English