Chapter 12- Skin Care

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Chapter 12- Skin Care

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Three general factors affecting skin care are:
  • 2. 
    What is a high risk in skin care?
  • 3. 
    What is different in skin care of the elderly? 
  • 4. 
    When the skin moves one way and the bones and tissue under the skin move another, this is called: 
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Shearing

    • C. 

      Irratation

    • D. 

      Ecchymosis

  • 5. 
    This pressure-sore-prevention device redistributes the body weight during any movement. It conforms to body weight and shape. 
    • A. 

      Water mattress

    • B. 

      Foam ring

    • C. 

      Eggcrate

    • D. 

      Sheepskin

  • 6. 
    This pressure-sore-prevention device reduces friction or rubbing against sheets: 
    • A. 

      Air mattress

    • B. 

      Foam ring

    • C. 

      Sheepskin

    • D. 

      Water mattress

  • 7. 
    This pressure-sore-prevention device redistributes pressure on a timed automatic basis: 
    • A. 

      Water mattress

    • B. 

      Foam ring

    • C. 

      Air mattress

    • D. 

      Eggcrate

  • 8. 
    What is the term for no control of bladder and bowels? 
    • A. 

      Incompetence

    • B. 

      Inconsistent

    • C. 

      Incompatible

    • D. 

      Incontinent

  • 9. 
    List the signs of a decubitus ulcer:
  • 10. 
    Give two aspects of care of a decubitus ulcer:
  • 11. 
    A decubitus ulcer is: 
    • A. 

      Diabetic sore

    • B. 

      Radiation sore

    • C. 

      Chemotherapy sore

    • D. 

      Pressure sore

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a sign of decubitus ulcer? 
    • A. 

      Redness

    • B. 

      Tenderness

    • C. 

      Gray skin

    • D. 

      Cyanosis

  • 13. 
    Which of the following diseases can cause foot problems?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Sinusitis

  • 14. 
    Which of following are observations to report regrading feet? NOTE: there may be more than one answer. 
    • A. 

      Absence of toe nails

    • B. 

      Dry, cracked skin

    • C. 

      Change in color

    • D. 

      Edema

    • E. 

      Pain

  • 15. 
    Match the immediate action for the following problems concerning feet:
    • A. Elevate the legs and feet on a chair or couch and report this
    • A.
    • B. Stop exercise or activity, rest and call
    • B.
    • C. Do not put on socks or bandages with tape, cover with clean dressing and call
    • C.
    • D. Cover lightly with blanket and report, do not use hot water bottle or ice
    • D.
  • 16. 
    Discuss an adverse effect of radiation therapy:
  • 17. 
    List two skin reactions to chemotherapy:
  • 18. 
    A specialized type of energy ray to stop the growth of cancer cells is: 
    • A. 

      Chemotherapy

    • B. 

      Immunotherapy

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Enucleation

  • 19. 
    Drug use in medical terms is: 
    • A. 

      Psychotherapy

    • B. 

      Psychopharmacology

    • C. 

      Chemotherapy

    • D. 

      Immunotherapy

  • 20. 
    There are seven guidelines for foot care; Name four of them.
    • A. 

      Inspect feet daily

    • B. 

      Wash and dry

    • C. 

      Help client choose proper shoes

    • D. 

      Protect feet from injury

    • E. 

      Lotion often

    • F. 

      Massage clients feet