AHA-BUCH

Pressure Ulcer Research

Current and Future Perspectives
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ISBN-13:
9783540250302
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.08.2005
Seiten:
382
Autor:
Dan Bader
Gewicht:
691 g
Format:
244x164x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Pressure Ulcer Research provides an up to date scientific account of all aspects related to pressure ulcer research, as well as evidence-based knowledge of pressure ulcer aetiology. Further, it describes current and future tools for evaluating patients at risk. Comprised of 20 chapters, written by renowned international experts in the field of pressure ulcer research. Topics covered range from economic and legal aspects to evidence based knowledge. Specific patient groups include the Spinal Cord Injured.
The aetiopathology of pressure ulcers: A hierarchical approach.- Medical perspectives in the 21st century.- Medico-legal implications.- Patients at risk for pressure ulcers and evidence based care for pressure ulcer prevention.- The measurement of interface pressure.- Susceptibility of spinal cord injured individuals to pressure ulcers.- Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers using electrical stimulation.- Biochemical status of soft tissues subjected to sustained pressure.- Stump-socket interface conditions.- Perspectives of numerical modelling in pressure ulcer research.- Skin morphology and its mechanical properties associated with loading.- Compression-induced tissue damage: animal models.-The role of oxidative stress in the development and persistence of pressure ulcers.- Transport of fluid and solutes in tissues.- Skin model studies.- In vitro muscle model studies.- Imaging tissues for pressure ulcer prevention.- Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy of pressure ulcers.- Microelectrodes and biocompatible sensors for skin p0 2 measurements.- New tissue repair strategies.- Subject Index
Presents both current and future aspects of diagnosis and treatment.
Presents evidence-based knowledge of pressure ulcer aetiology.
Contains over 90 illustrations.
Explores the possiblities of tissue repair using new tissue engineering strategies.