Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 1-24
  3. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 25-55
  4. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 57-84
  5. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 85-111
  6. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 113-142
  7. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 143-166
  8. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 167-190
  9. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 191-216
  10. Dominic Upton, Penney Upton
    Pages 217-236
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 237-246

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses the psychological consequences of wounds and the psychological components of wound care, building on contemporary research evidence and presenting practical clinical guidelines. Particular emphasis is given to the psychological impact of both wounds and wound treatment. Implications for practice are discussed, making this book both educational and practical.   

Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice is aimed at clinicians, including GPs, vascular surgeons and physicians, nurses, especially tissue viability nurses, and podiatrists, and is also of interest to academic teachers and researchers.

Keywords

Quality of life and well-being pain psychological impact of wounds psychology stress wound care wound treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Dominic Upton
    • 1
  • Penney Upton
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of HealthUniversity of CanberraCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of Health and SocietyUniversity of WorcesterWorcesterUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09653-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-09652-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-09653-7
  • About this book
Industry Sectors
Biotechnology
Pharma