OverviewFeeling overwhelmed by the complexities of wound care? Skip the confusion-get fast, clear answers with the newly updated Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick!®, 2nd edition. This friendly pocket resource can bring the right information, skills, and confidence to your studies and on-the-job performance, with top-to-bottom guidance on areas including assessment, differential diagnoses, dressings, treatment plans, and daily management. With at-a-glance answers and clear, concise direction, this is the ideal on-the-spot guide for nurses, nursing students, instructors, and all healthcare practitioners to effectively manage wounds. Take the expert tour through the latest wound care protocols, with: -NEW and updated content in colorful, quick-read format with bulleted content -NEW and updated tables, photos, drawings, and diagrams -Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format that provides on-the-go access to expert guidance -Brightly colored tabs to aid quick, easy, and on-the-spot research -Laminated, wipe-clean pages for easy notetaking and erasing -Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outlining the core concepts and skills needed for successful wound care, including -Wound and skin assessment tools, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care -Easy-to-follow explanations of skin anatomy and physiology -Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms and assessment -How-tos for procedures such as dry sterile dressings, wet-to-dry dressings, wound cultures, and wound packing -Pressure injuries, including preventative strategies -Strategies for managing pressure, arterial, venous, and diabetic ulcers -Wound care products, including cleansers and medications -Patient teaching points -Clarifies complex terms and concepts - easy-to-follow guidance on basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care, including: -Wound classifications -Wound healing stages -Vascular functions -Classifications of interventions, including antibiotic and antibacterials, debridement, oxygenation, dressings, and bandages -Diagnostic tests, treatments, and wrappings for a wide range of wounds, including vascular and arterial ulcers - "Nurse Joy" and "Jake" to provide expert insights and encouragement on interventions and problem-solving Clinical Editor Patricia A. Slachta is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and an Interim Clinical Coordinator and Program Director at the Wound Care Center, The Queen's Medical Center, in Honolulu, Hawaii.