- Sujata Sarabahi MS MCh DNB (Plastic Surgery ) MNAMS, Associate Professor and Senior Plastic Surgeon, Department of Burns, Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery , Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
- VK Tiwari MS MCh, Professor and Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Department of Burns, Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
The book “Principles and Practice of Wound Care” has been written with these objectives and aims to be a comprehensive, yet lucid text on this complicated matter of wound, wound healing and care. This comprehensive book on practical aspects of wound care with full scientific principles. The layout of the book is simple and attracts. The topics chosen in the book practically cover all different types of wounds. In this book provides a comprehensive and extensive review of wound healing and its management, treatment and also its prevention. The contents of the book cover all types of wounds and every aspect of wound management. The broad scope of the book endeavors to give an in-depth knowledge of wound management as well as prevention; in other words, a holistic overview of wound care. The book has chapters which deal with all the newer products delving in detail about their mechanism, role and utility in wound healing allowing the reader to make an informed choice about these products. The book provides an insight to the reader about how the wound care has changed from the initial medieval days to the present day of a more scientific thinking. Logically, these chapters move from the pathology of wound healing to the most recent advances and finally on the management of scars and its maturation. Recent advances in wound management and different modalities of treatment have also been covered in detail. The book covers practically all different types of wounds in detail, therefore, reader gets an idea of managing and how the treatment of one wound differs from the other. However, all these newer products and latest technologies have to be evaluated more realistically and used sensibly to get the best outcome. The book has done justice by providing knowledge about the other factors influencing wound management which involves nutrition, changes in environment either by negative pressure or by increasing the oxygen pressure. Therefore, all healthcare professionals who are dealing with wounds in their day-to-day practice will find useful and advanced information and tips on handling them so that they can provide optimal care. This unique book will be of immense significance and knowledge to all the surgeons and other health personnels involved with wound management—nurses, technicians, research workers, etc.