Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice
Upton, Dominic, Upton, Penney
2015, XXVI, 246 p.
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Covers psychological impact of both wounds and wound treatment
Includes practical clinical guidelines
Presents contemporary research evidence related to clinical practice
This book addresses the psychological consequences of wounds and the psychological components of wound care, building on contemporary research evidence and presenting practical clinical guidelines. Particular emphasis is given to the psychological impact of both wounds and wound treatment. Implications for practice are discussed, making this book both educational and practical.
Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice is aimed at clinicians, including GPs, vascular surgeons and physicians, nurses, especially tissue viability nurses, and podiatrists, and is also of interest to academic teachers and researchers.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Quality of life and well-being - pain - psychological impact of wounds - psychology - stress - wound care - wound treatment