Wound Healing and Ulcers of the Skin: Diagnosis and Therapy - The Practical Approach by Avi ShaiWound Healing and Ulcers of the Skin: Diagnosis and Therapy - The Practical Approach by Avi Shai

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

byAvi Shai, Howard I. Maibach

Paperback | October 13, 2010

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-  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.

Title:Wound Healing and Ulcers of the Skin: Diagnosis and Therapy - The Practical ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 24.2 × 17 × 0.68 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642059570

ISBN - 13:9783642059575

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Table of 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.