By Mary D. Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN
Essential reference designed for professionals working to prevent and treat pressure-related injuries and for professors teaching MNT/NCP & interns.
Â· New edition includes the latest recommendations from International Guideline (EPUAP, NPIAP, PPPIA, 2019) on nomenclature, staging and crosswalk table comparing changes in the 2014 and 2019 International Guideline nutrition recommendations for both prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. Sections on science of skin, risk assessment for pressure-related injuries, and chronic wounds
Â· In-depth discussion on the impact of inflammation and malnutrition on wound healing.
Â· Nutrition recommendations for the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Objectives & CE Options
Chapter 2 Science of Skin
Chapter 3 Etiology, Prevalence & Risk Assessment
Chapter 4 Prevention Guidelines & Emerging Therapies
Chapter 5 Steps in Wound Healing
Chapter 6 Nutrition in the Science of Wound Healing
Chapter 7 Putting the Nutrition Recommendations into Practice
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