Wound Care In The Icu

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Wound Care In The Icu

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Patients on specialty mattresses or on rotation therapy don't need to be repositioned as frequently.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The best way to manage a wound with copious serous exudate is to:
    • A. 

      Use lots of absorbent dressing and change only when it becomes saturated.

    • B. 

      Use absorbent dressing material and change more frequently.

    • C. 

      Use less absorbent dressing material and change them whenever you have time.

  • 3. 
    Telfa is best used for which level of exudate wounds?
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      High

  • 4. 
    Where can you find the BWAT (Bates-Jensen Wound Assessment Tool) in SCM?
    • A. 

      Documents

    • B. 

      Comments

    • C. 

      Assessment

  • 5. 
    Calmoseptine is useful for excoriated skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Comfeel dressings can be applied over exposed muscle or bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Odorous wounds may benefit from which product?
    • A. 

      Inadine

    • B. 

      Actisorb Silver

    • C. 

      Molex Foam

    • D. 

      Tried Cream

  • 8. 
    Once patients are up in a chair, they don't need to be repositioned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Aquacel AG Extra does not work against this all-too-common nosocomial infection:
    • A. 

      Staphylococcus Aureus

    • B. 

      MRSA

    • C. 

      VRE

  • 10. 
    What is the best way to dress necrotic foot ulcers?
    • A. 

      No dressing - open to air

    • B. 

      Mepilex foam

    • C. 

      Jelonet and gauze

    • D. 

      Comfeel

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