Surgical wounds and Dressings

By | May 20, 2012

Surgical Dressings

Described in detail the wound healing process and then the types of surgical dressings.

National institute for clinical excellence

1. NICE U.K guidelines on surgical wounds: prevention and treatment of surgical site infection.

2. Guidance on the use of debriding agents for difficult to heal surgical wounds Patient Information

Advanced treatments for non-healing chronic wounds

Vincent Falanga MD, FACP has described the new techniques in wound healing including Bio engineered skin, Gene therapy and Stem cell therapy.

Topical antimicrobial agents in wound care 

A review of the evidence for the use of topical antimicrobial agents in wound care by Rose Cooper

Wound infections
Recognition and management of wound infections by Mark Collier discussed some background information about common pathogens, development of infection, diagnosis and treatment of wound infection.

Selection of dressings

A structured approach to the selection of dressings by Dr Stephen Thomas Director Surgical Materials Testing Laboratory explained the selection of dressings according to the wound condition, factors related to product, patient and economic consideration.

Buy Books from Amazon

0071472908 Acute Care Surgery: A Guide for General Surgeons 
Vicente Gracias
B00291IMBM World Wound Care Markets 2008 (Sales and Key Trends in the Treatment of Burns, Skin Ulcers, Surgical and Trauma Wounds) 
Kalorama Information
1610394437 The Doctor Crisis: How Physicians Can, and Must, Lead the Way to Better Health Care 
Jack Cochran MD
113328373X Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement (with Premium Website Printed Access Card and Cengage Demo Printed Access Card) 
Michelle A. Green
0763780499 Legal Aspects Of Health Care Administration 
George D. Pozgar
1439060185 Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices, 2nd Edition 
Michelle A. Green
1455744654 Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2013 Edition, 1e 
Carol J. Buck MS CPC CPC-H CCS-P
B005DXPVUS Problem Solving in Neuroradiology 
Meng Law
B0008EZYR2 Look superficial and deep in infected wound. (Assess Bacterial Burden).(Brief Article): An article from: Skin & Allergy News 
Sharon Worcester
1449694349 Legal And Ethical Essentials Of Health Care Administration 
George D. Pozgar