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:292 pages, 9.53 × 6.69 × 0.27 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642059570

ISBN - 13:9783642059575

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Table of Contents

Basic Definitions and General Overview.- Natural Course of Wound Repair vs. Impaired Healing in Chronic Cutaneous Ulcers.- Milestones in the History of Wound Healing.- Etiology and Mechanisms of Cutaneous Ulcer Formation.- Determining Etiology.- 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 Preparations.- Nutrition and Cutaneous Ulcers.- Therapeutic Approach to Cutaneous Ulcers According to Appearance.- Appendix: Guidelines for Patients and Medical Staff.