Wound Care,
Edition 2 A Practical Guide for Maintaining Skin Integrity 2E
By Kerrie Coleman, MN Clinical (Wound), MNP (Chronic disease), BNsc, DipApSc PhD candidate and Glo Neilsen, RN, BHlth, MNLead, GCAP, PhD Candidate

Publication Date: 17 Oct 2023
The second edition of Wound Care: a practical guide for maintaining skin integrity offers students and nurses a highly practical approach to treating acute and chronic wounds.

The book applies the latest evidence and theory to the real world, helping you develop skills and knowledge to manage wounds effectively. Each chapter provides an overview of specific wound types, followed by case studies to help you build your clinical reasoning skills, and related multiple choice questions to test your knowledge.

Editors Kerrie Coleman and Glo Neilsen have worked with a skilled team of clinical experts to completely refresh and update this edition, incorporating latest developments, tips, strategies and wound care products.

Key Features

  • Up-to-date and contemporary advice for Australia and New Zealand – ideal for students and nurses
  • Packed full of evidence–based tips on wound care
  • Focus on clinical reasoning, critical thinking and person–centred care
  • Clearly presented information – concise and easy to navigate
  • Case studies include an assessment and management approach to assist in developing effective clinical application of wound care theory
  • Full colour photographs and illustrations to help you familiarise yourself with a variety of wound types
  • A nursing focus with a multidisciplinary approach to help enhance the ‘real–world’ experience of wound care
Instructor resources on Evolve:
  • Answers to Case Study questions
  • Image collection
Student and Instructor resources on Evolve:
  • Self-assessment quizzes
  • Quick reference list of local wound care products/dressings

New Features

  • Clinical scenarios include diverse presentations from a range of populations with varying skin tones
  • Emphasis on diversity and cultural preferences when delivering wound care
  • Three new chapters covering dermatology (adults and children), how to help people living with a wound, and wound care with budgetary constraints
  • Updated Evolve resources for students and instructors
About the author
By Kerrie Coleman, MN Clinical (Wound), MNP (Chronic disease), BNsc, DipApSc PhD candidate, Nurse Practitioner Complex Wound Management, Critical Care & Clinical Support Services/Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Metro North Hospital & Health Service, Queensland, Australia and Glo Neilsen, RN, BHlth, MNLead, GCAP, PhD Candidate, Lecturer and Unit Coordinator, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Sciences, CQUniversity, Queensland, Australia
Table of Contents
1. How to Improve the Wound Healing Process: Hints and Tips (p.1)
2. Acute Wounds and How Best to Manage Them (p.23)
3. Cellulitis Wounds (p.42)
4. Malignant Wounds (p.57)
5. Skin Integrity Issues (p.75)
6. Australian First Nations People and Tropical Wounds (p.99)
7. Individualising a Wound Management Plan (p.119)
8. Dermatology Across the Lifespan (p.131)
9. Wound Care on a Budget (p.154)
Book details
ISBN: 9780729544450
Page Count: 196
Retail Price : £41.99
Instructor Resources