Wound And Skin Isolation

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Wound Care Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For a resident who is classified as wound and skin isolation, the soiled linen should be
    • A. 

      Placed in the linen hamper

    • B. 

      Discarded

    • C. 

      Bagged before removing from the room

    • D. 

      Taken directly to the laundry

  • 2. 
    On entering a room, you notice that the patient is not breathing. Your first action should be to
    • A. 

      Call for help

    • B. 

      Lay the resident down on his back

    • C. 

      Give four quick breaths

    • D. 

      Give 8-10 abdominal thrusts

  • 3. 
    If a resident begins to choke while being fed and is unable to speak, the nursing assistant should call for help and begin doing
    • A. 

      Back blows

    • B. 

      Mouth to mouth ventilations

    • C. 

      A finger sweep

    • D. 

      Abdominal thrusts

  • 4. 
    When you make bed, you should place the soiled linen
    • A. 

      On the bedside table

    • B. 

      On he overbed table

    • C. 

      In a laundry bag

    • D. 

      On a chair

  • 5. 
    When making a occupied bed, it is important to
    • A. 

      Make half of the bed at one time

    • B. 

      Have one side rail up and one down

    • C. 

      Make a toe pleat in the top covers

    • D. 

      Do all of the above

  • 6. 
    You can prevent decubitus ulcers by
    • A. 

      Changing the patient's position frequently

    • B. 

      Placing an egg-crate mattress on top of the mattress

    • C. 

      Incrfeasing the patient's vitamin C consumption

    • D. 

      Doing both a and b

  • 7. 
    After positioning a patient, it is most important to
    • A. 

      Examine the resident thoroughly

    • B. 

      Close the door to the resident's room so she can rest

    • C. 

      Offer the patient a drink of juice

    • D. 

      Check hte positon of nonfunctional limbs

  • 8. 
    The first step in getting a residnet up to walk is to
    • A. 

      Sit the resident on the side of the bed

    • B. 

      Put the resident's slippers on

    • C. 

      Check the activity order

    • D. 

      Tell the resident what you want him to do

  • 9. 
    As you are transferring a patient, the resident becomes weak and starts to fall. You should
    • A. 

      Hold the patient's transfer belt and lean away formt he fall

    • B. 

      Call for help

    • C. 

      Grasp the transfer belt and lower the residnet to the floor along your bent leg

    • D. 

      Hold the resident tightly and lean backwards

  • 10. 
    The patient's TPR is 98.8-80-30. The finding that should be reported at once is
    • A. 

      Pulse

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following can cause an inaccurate oral temperature reading?
    • A. 

      Drinking hot or cold liquids within 10 minutes of the reading

    • B. 

      Failure to shake down a mercury thermometer

    • C. 

      Vigorous exercise prior to measuring temperature

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Accurate daily wights are measured  15
    • A. 

      At the same time each day

    • B. 

      With the resident fully clothed

    • C. 

      In the morning

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The first step in performing any procedure is to
    • A. 

      Expalin step in performing any procedure

    • B. 

      Gather needed equipment

    • C. 

      Wash your hands

    • D. 

      Provide privacy

  • 14. 
    The most important factor in preventing the spread of infection is to
    • A. 

      Place hte residnt in isolation

    • B. 

      Handwash between resident contacts

    • C. 

      Clean the unit each day

    • D. 

      Wear sterile gloves to care for all residents

  • 15. 
    In the event of a fire ina resident;s room, your first actio should be to
    • A. 

      Notify the head nurse

    • B. 

      Turn in a fire alarm

    • C. 

      Get the resident to a safe place

    • D. 

      Get the fire extinguisher

  • 16. 
    Safe use of oxygen therapy includes
    • A. 

      Always setting the flowmeter at 2-3 liters per minute

    • B. 

      Using wool blankets only

    • C. 

      Cleansing the nasal prongs each shift with alcohol

    • D. 

      Posting a "no smoking" sign on hte door

  • 17. 
    When you perform CPR, the patient should be lying
    • A. 

      Flat on a hard surface

    • B. 

      With head and shoulders elevated

    • C. 

      With the head and feet rasied slightly

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    You have come upon a patient lying on the floor who is not moving. Your first action should be to
    • A. 

      Call for help

    • B. 

      Gently shake the victim and ask, Are you all right?"

    • C. 

      Check to see if the patient is breathing

    • D. 

      Check to see if the patient has a pulse

  • 19. 
    If a resident asks a question you cannot answer, you should
    • A. 

      Tell the residnet you will look it up

    • B. 

      Ask the charge nurse to talk to the resident about it

    • C. 

      Call the doctor to talk to the resident

    • D. 

      Tel the resident that you cannot answer the question

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes nail care?
    • A. 

      Nail care is not needed for the elderly

    • B. 

      Use scissors for all nail care

    • C. 

      All residents need nail care

    • D. 

      Check with the LPN for nail care instructions

  • 21. 
    When performiong perinal care on a male, always
    • A. 

      Clean the scrotum first

    • B. 

      Retract the foreskin if uncircumcised

    • C. 

      Clean form front to back

    • D. 

      Hold the penis at a 90 degree angle

  • 22. 
    When giving a resident a shower, you should
    • A. 

      Use a bath blanket

    • B. 

      Wear a raincoat to protect yourself

    • C. 

      Place the resident in a shower chair

    • D. 

      Run water at 135 degrees F

  • 23. 
    The purpose of the cleaning bath is to
    • A. 

      Provide cleanliness

    • B. 

      Promote circulatiuon

    • C. 

      Observe skin condition

    • D. 

      Do all of the above

  • 24. 
    The reason for rubbing a patient's back include
    • A. 

      Improving circulation

    • B. 

      Incrasing one-on-one interaction time

    • C. 

      Relaxing the resident

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The procecure for bathing that prevents damage to the skin is to
    • A. 

      Rub carefully with a rough washcloth

    • B. 

      Use a large amount of lotion

    • C. 

      Rinse well and dry thoroughly

    • D. 

      Apply a generous amount fo talcum powder after the bath