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Negative pressure wound closure therapy : a portable system for advanced wound healing

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
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1221
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Negative pressure wound closure therapy is a portable (you can carry it with you) machine that uses controlled negative pressure (like a vacuum) to help heal wounds. This pamphlet answers common questions about using this therapy. Topics include safety at home, what the therapy feels like, moving around, bathing, how long to use the machine each day, dressing changes, and what to do if you are admitted to the hospital. What to do if the machine alarms, things to watch for, and when to contact a…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
Wound Closure Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Wound healing
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
Negative pressure wound closure therapy is a portable (you can carry it with you) machine that uses controlled negative pressure (like a vacuum) to help heal wounds. This pamphlet answers common questions about using this therapy. Topics include safety at home, what the therapy feels like, moving around, bathing, how long to use the machine each day, dressing changes, and what to do if you are admitted to the hospital. What to do if the machine alarms, things to watch for, and when to contact a health care provider are also included.
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previous title: Negative Pressure Wound Closure Therapy
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Negative pressure wound therapy PICO single use system

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Wound Care Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1577
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This pamphlet answers common questions about using negative pressure wound closure therapy. Topics include bathing, pain, dressing changes and when to contact a nurse or doctor. This pamphlet also explains what the different coloured lights on the device mean and what to do in each situation.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Wound Care Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
Wound Closure Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Wound healing
Specialty
Wound Care Committee
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about using negative pressure wound closure therapy. Topics include bathing, pain, dressing changes and when to contact a nurse or doctor. This pamphlet also explains what the different coloured lights on the device mean and what to do in each situation.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Wound Care Committee, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1577
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Open Abdomen : A Comprehensive Practical Manual

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Federico Coccolini, Rao Ivatury, Michael Sugrue, Luca Ansaloni, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is the first available practical manual on the open abdomen. The handy format will allow practicing physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and physiotherapists to use it as a ready source of information on all aspects of management of the open abdomen in a wide variety of settings. The coverage includes, for example, the open abdomen in trauma, intra-abdominal sepsis, and acute pancreatitis, step-by-step descriptions of different techniques with the aid of high-quality color…
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Coccolini, Federico
Ivatury, Rao
Sugrue, Michael
Ansaloni, Luca
Responsibility
Federico Coccolini, Rao Ivatury, Michael Sugrue, Luca Ansaloni, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 279 p.) : 61 illus., 47 illus. in color
Series Title
Hot topics in acute care surgery and trauma
ISBN
9783319480725
9783319480718 (print ed.)
9783319480732 (print ed.)
ISSN
2520-8284
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Abdominal Wound Closure Techniques
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This book is the first available practical manual on the open abdomen. The handy format will allow practicing physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and physiotherapists to use it as a ready source of information on all aspects of management of the open abdomen in a wide variety of settings. The coverage includes, for example, the open abdomen in trauma, intra-abdominal sepsis, and acute pancreatitis, step-by-step descriptions of different techniques with the aid of high-quality color figures, guidance on potential complications and their management, and features of management in different age groups. Throughout, the guidance provided is state of the art, reflecting recent innovations and drawing upon a thorough and up-to-date literature review. Useful tips and tricks are highlighted, and the book is designed to aid in daily decision making. The authors include worldwide opinion leaders in the field, guaranteeing the high scientific value of the content.
Contents
1. Open Abdomen: Historical Notes -- 2. Basic Research in Open Abdomen -- 3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Abdominal Compartment -- 4. The Open Abdomen: Balancing Pathophysiologic Benefits and Risks in the Era of Improved Resuscitation Practices -- 5. Indications for Open Abdomen in the Non-trauma Setting -- 6. The Open Abdomen in Trauma -- 7. Open Abdomen in Patients with Abdominal Sepsis -- 8. Open Abdomen in Acute Pancreatitis -- 9. The Open Abdomen in Non-traumatic Vascular Emergencies -- 10. The Management of the Open Abdomen: The Temporary Closure Systems -- 11. The Role of Instillation in Open Abdomen Management -- 12. The Open Abdomen in Infants and Children -- 13. Intensive Care Unit Management of the Adult Open Abdomen -- 14. Management of the Open Abdomen in PICU -- 15. Nutritional Support in Patients with an Open Abdomen -- 16. The Nursing Management of Open Abdomen Patients -- 17. Open Abdomen Complications: Prevention and Management -- 18. Mistakes in the Open Abdomen -- 19. Definitive Closure, Long-Term Results, and Management of Ventral Hernia -- 20. Biological Prosthesis for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction -- 21. Rehabilitative Process, Functional Impairment, and Quality of Life -- 22. Results of Treatment with an Open Abdomen and Future Directions.
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Options in the management of the open abdomen

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Firas G. Madbak, Dale A. Dangleben, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2015.
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Madbak, Firas
Dangleben, Dale A.
Responsibility
Firas G. Madbak, Dale A. Dangleben, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 82 pages)
ISBN
9781493918270 (electronic bk.)
9781493918263
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Abdominal Injuries - surgery
Abdominal Wound Closure Techniques
Intra-Abdominal Hypertension - prevention & control
Wound Closure Techniques - instrumentation
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdomen - Surgery
Contents
1 Historical Perspective -- 2. Damage Control -- 3. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome -- 4. Types of Closure -- 5. The Biologics Explosion Era -- 6. Considerations in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction -- 7. Endoscopic Component Separation for Ventral Hernia Repair -- 8. Complications.
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Penetrating Trauma : A Practical Guide on Operative Technique and Peri-Operative Management

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George C. Velmahos, Elias Degiannis, Dietrich Doll, editors. (Second edition) --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides clear practical guidance on all aspects of the surgical treatment of penetrating trauma and aims to foster the type of strategic thinking that can save patients’ lives. The coverage encompasses prehospital care, penetrating injuries to various body regions and specific organs, orthopedic injuries, peripheral arterial injuries, injuries to special groups of patients, including children and the elderly, military injuries, and a range of other topics. Based on their extensive pe…
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Velmahos, George C
Degiannis, Elias
Doll, Dietrich
Responsibility
George C. Velmahos, Elias Degiannis, Dietrich Doll, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 644 pages) : 368 illus., 164 illus. in color
ISBN
9783662498590
9783662498576 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Perioperative Care
Wound Closure Techniques
Wounds, Penetrating - surgery
Abstract
This book provides clear practical guidance on all aspects of the surgical treatment of penetrating trauma and aims to foster the type of strategic thinking that can save patients’ lives. The coverage encompasses prehospital care, penetrating injuries to various body regions and specific organs, orthopedic injuries, peripheral arterial injuries, injuries to special groups of patients, including children and the elderly, military injuries, and a range of other topics. Based on their extensive personal experience, expert authors provide step-by-step instructions on evaluation, surgical techniques, and management of perioperative problems. Tips and tricks and technical pearls are highlighted and each chapter includes a list of the most important points to observe. This second edition of Penetrating Trauma has been extensively revised and updated – with inclusion of some entirely new chapters – to take into account the most recent trends in resuscitation, diagnostics, and treatment. It will be an ideal resource for those looking for practical solutions on how to treat injuries surgically.
Contents
Part I: Prehospital Care, Diagnostic Tools and Resuscitation Strategies -- Part II: Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to Head, Face, and Neck -- Part III: Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Chest -- Part IV: Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Abdomen and Pelvis -- Part V: Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma and Orthopedic Injuries -- Part VI: Peripheral Arterial Injuries -- Part VII: Other Topics.
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Penetrating Trauma : A Practical Guide on Operative Technique and Peri-Operative Management

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George C. Velmahos, Elias Degiannis, Dietrich Doll, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2012.
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Surgery needs skill. Skill needs knowledge. Knowledge of tricks, moves, and tools. This book is about such knowledge. Expert authors have contributed technical pearls, gained by years of experience. The short "how-I-do-it" chapters offer the reader a quick and effective guide that will be invaluable when addressing any penetrating injury. The book is not intended to serve as a comprehensive volume of pathophysiology and management in trauma; rather the goal is to provide practical solutions on…
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Velmahos, George C.
Degiannis, Elias
Doll, Dietrich
Responsibility
George C. Velmahos, Elias Degiannis, Dietrich Doll, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 598 p. : 292 ill., 94 ill. in color)
ISBN
9783642204531
Subjects (MeSH)
Perioperative Care
Wound Closure Techniques
Wounds, Penetrating - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Orthopedic surgery
Surgery
Trauma
Abstract
Surgery needs skill. Skill needs knowledge. Knowledge of tricks, moves, and tools. This book is about such knowledge. Expert authors have contributed technical pearls, gained by years of experience. The short "how-I-do-it" chapters offer the reader a quick and effective guide that will be invaluable when addressing any penetrating injury. The book is not intended to serve as a comprehensive volume of pathophysiology and management in trauma; rather the goal is to provide practical solutions on how to treat injuries surgically. It describes the steps that you must take when, in the middle of the night, confronted with devastating bleeding, you will have only one chance to save a life!
Contents
[Machine generated contents note] Part I. Prehospital Care, Diagnostic Tools and Resuscitation Strategies -- 1. Prehospital Care in Penetrating Trauma / Eileen M. Bulger -- 2. Airway Management in Penetrating Trauma / Eileen M. Bulger -- 3. Hypotensive Resuscitation in Penetrating Trauma: Rules of the Game / Peter Burke -- 4. BCLS Versus ACLS / Alasdair K.T. Conn -- 5. Prehospital Care and Transport / Suzanne K. Wedel -- 6. Prehospital Monitoring During Transport / Clinton J. Pace -- 7. Trauma Resuscitation / Marc de Moya -- 8. ABC Heuristics / Pantelis Vassiliu -- 9. Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation / Peter T. Masiakos -- 10. Fluids, Blood Substitutes, and New Tools / Raminder Nirula -- 11. Emergency Department Thoracotomy / D.J. Green -- 12. Intensive Care: Principles and Therapy / Terence O’Keeffe -- 13. Plain X-Rays for Penetrating Trauma / Donald J. Green -- 14. Computed Tomography in the Workup of Patients with Penetrating Trauma / Mark E. Hamill -- 15. Portable Ultrasound as an Adjunct in Penetrating Trauma / Jim Connolly -- 16. Laparoscopy and Penetrating Trauma / Daniel R. Margulies -- 17. Angiography and Interventional Radiology / Marc Kalinowski -- 18. Imaging of Penetrating Urologic Trauma / Donald J. Green -- 19. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery in Penetrating Chest Trauma / Jean Philippe Arigon -- 20. Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage (DPL) Unplugged / Terence O’Keeffe -- 21. Mass Casualties and Triage / Dietrich Doll -- Part II. Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to Head, Face, and Neck -- 22. Surgical Strategies in Trauma / Hasan B. Alam -- 23. Surgical Strategies in Trauma to the Head, Face and Neck / Eileen Bulger -- 24. Gunshot Injuries to the Head / Burkhard S. Kasper -- 25. Penetrating Injuries of the Face / Thomas B. Dodson -- 26. Operative Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Neck / Marc de Moya -- 27. Access to the Neck in Penetrating Trauma / Jeffrey Ustin -- 28. Penetrating Trauma to the Larynx and the Cervical Trachea / Elliott R. Haut -- 29. Penetrating Injury to the Pharynx and Cervical Esophagus / Timothy L. Van Natta -- 30. Carotid, Jugular and Vertebral Blood Vessel Injuries / Martin Veller -- Part III. Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Chest -- 31. Penetrating Trauma to the Subclavian Vessels / Daniel Francois Du Toit -- 32. Penetrating Trauma to the Thoracic Oesophagus / Lisa A. Burnell -- 33. Pulmonary and Bronchotracheal Trauma / Tugba H. Yilmaz -- 34. Mediastinal Vessels / Douglas M. Bowley -- 35. Penetrating Cardiac Trauma / Dietrich Doll -- 36. Penetrating Injuries to the Diaphragm / Elmin Steyn -- 37. Thoracoabdominal Injury / Dietrich Doll -- 38. Loss of the Chest Wall / John C. Mayberry -- Part IV. Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Abdomen and Pelvis -- 39. Access to the Abdomen: Emergency Laparotomy / George C. Velmahos -- 40. Damage Control Surgery / Riaan Pretorius -- 41. Abdominal Esophagus and Stomach / Ernest E. Moore -- 42. Duodenum / George C. Velmahos -- 43. Penetrating Trauma to the Pancreas / Elias Degiannis -- 44. Liver and Extrahepatic Bile Ducts / Frederick Millham -- 45. Large and Small Bowel / Herb A. Phelan -- 46. Injury of the Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder / Suresh Agarwal -- 47. Lower Genitourinary Injuries / Charles D. Best -- 48. Major Abdominal Veins / Kenji Inaba -- 49. Major Abdominal Arteries / Kenji Inaba -- 50. Spleen / Heena P. Santry -- 51. Penetrating Rectal Injuries / Pradeep Navsaria -- 52. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome / Michael Sugrue -- 53. SNOM: Conservative Management of Solid Viscera / Pradeep H. Navsaria -- 54. Bleeding in the Pelvis / Edward Kelly -- Part V. Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma and Orthopedic Injuries -- 55. Introduction to Orthopedic Injuries / Thomas Scalea -- 56. Extremity Fractures / Jeffrey Ustin -- 57. Compartment Syndrome of the Extremities / Mark W. Bowyer -- 58. Anterior Exposure of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine / Hani Seoudi -- 59. Penetrating Trauma: Amputations / Areti Tillou -- Part VI. Peripheral Arterial Injuries -- 60. Peripheral Arterial Injuries from Penetrating Trauma / Ali Salim -- 61. Axillary and Brachial Vessels / Matthew J. Martin -- 62. Femoral Vessels / David R. King -- 63. Popliteal Vessels / Ali Salim -- Part VII. Other Topics -- 64. Burns and Inhalational Injury / Herb A. Phelan -- 65. Crush Injuries / Herb A. Phelan -- 66. Blast Injuries / Peter M. Rhee -- 67. Elderly Patient / Kenji Inaba -- 68. Pediatric Patient / Graeme Pitcher -- 69. Pregnant Patient / Andreas Larentzakis -- 70. Anticoagulation in Penetrating Trauma / David R. King -- 71. Care Under Austere Conditions: Unlimited Restraints / Terence O’Keeffe -- 72. Impact of Trauma on the Psyche / M.Y.H. Moosa -- 73. Early Neurotrauma Rehabilitation / Ronald E. Hirschberg -- 74. Rehabilitation / Amy H. Phelan -- 75. Penetrating Injury Prevention / David S. Plurad -- 76. Economics of Trauma Care / Frederick Millham -- 77. Organ Donation / Ali Salim.
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