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Wound Healing and Ulcers of the Skin
Diagnosis and Therapy - The Practical Approach
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Main description:

-  Not only written by experts but the content of each of the chapters has also been peer-reviewed.


- Presents a step-by-step approach to the treatment of chronic wounds.


- For dermatologists, but also many other medical disciplines such as general practitioners and family physicians who also treat chronic wounds.


Feature:

Each chapter is peer-reviewed by well-known experts of the field


Unique in its innovation and comprehensiveness


Combines didactic approach and readability


Richly illustrated


Contents:

Basic Definitions and Introduction.- Natural Course of Wound Repair Versus Impaired Healing in Chronic Skin Ulcers.- Milestones in the History of Wound Healing.- Etiology and Mechanisms of Cutaneous Ulcer Formation.- Determining Etiology: History and Physical Examination.- Determining Etiology: Biopsy and Laboratory Investigation.- Ulcer Measurement and Patient Assessment.- Dressing Materials.- Debridement.- Antibiotics, Antiseptics, and Cutaneous Ulcers.- Topical Antibacterial Agents.- Skin Grafting.- Skin Substitutes and Tissue-Engineered Skin Equivalents.- Human Skin Equivalents: When and How to Use.- Growth Factors.- Drugs, Wound Healing and Cutaneous Ulcers.- Alternative Topical Preparations.- Additional Topical Preparations.- Nutrition and Cutaneous Ulcers.- Therapeutic Approach to Cutaneous Ulcers According to Appearance.- Appendix: Guidelines for Patients and Medical Staff.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9783642059575
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 294
Weight: 502g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Dermatology, Diseases and Disorders, General, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Plastic/Reconstructive & Aesthetic

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