Surgical alternatives in wound care are a primary consideration for the treatment of nonhealing and traumatic wounds. Using the Reconstructive Ladder as an outline, this article provides an overview of preoperative wound care and the indications for surgical options in wound care. An overview of nursing care is highlighted as each option is reviewed to include perioperative care of the patient.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||873-893, vi|
|Journal||The Nursing clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Dec 1999|
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