Chapter 20. The Hand

  1. Jill E. Storch RN, RM, BEd, MEd St, MRCNA1 and
  2. Jan Rice RN, Plas Surg Cert.2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch20

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

How to Cite

Storch, J. E. and Rice, J. (2005) The Hand, in Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch20

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Associate (Nursing) to Professor GI Taylor, AO Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Manager, Education and Clinical Services, Wound Foundation of Australia, Department of Pharmacy/Melbourne, University Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101653

Online ISBN: 9780470774656

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Keywords:

  • hand surgery;
  • clinical case management;
  • laceration;
  • high pressure injection;
  • compartment syndrome

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structural Anatomy of the Hand

  • Endoscopic Hand Procedures

  • Wound Bed Management—Securing the Wound

  • Postoperative Nursing Management

  • Primary Dressing Management—Clinical Application

  • References

  • Recommended Websites