Chapter 6. Surgical Wounds

  1. Karen Ousey and
  2. Caroline McIntosh
  1. Jacqui Fletcher

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch6

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

How to Cite

Fletcher, J. (2008) Surgical Wounds, in Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach (eds K. Ousey and C. McIntosh), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch6

Editor Information

  1. University of Huddersfield

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512661

Online ISBN: 9780470697870

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • surgical wound;
  • management strategy;
  • hospital episode statistics (HES);
  • peripheral arterial disease;
  • revascularization surgery

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Scenario

  • Surgical Wounds - Defining the Problem

  • Patient Assessment

  • Health Promotion Activities

  • Wound Management

  • Complications of Surgery

  • Case Scenario Revisited

  • Conclusion

  • References