Block 9 Wound Healing & Personality Theory MCQ's

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Block 9 Wound Healing & Personality Theory MCQ

A trait is a characteristic that makes an individual behave in a certain way and the trait theory approach is one of the prominent areas of personality psychology. Wounds are treated in different ways depending on their causes. The block 9 wound healing & personality theory MCQ's is designed to help you understand the block. Try it out!


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  • 1. 
    A fourth year resident is working in the "burn unit" following a patient that received 3rd degree burns. The burns are healing and relatively mature scars have formed. As time goes by the scars seem to be getting a little smaller and undergo shape changes. He asks his attending what is responsible for this phenomenon. Which of the following is the most likely answer to his question?
    • A. 

      Endothelial cells are synthesizing Thromboxane A2 which constricts blood vessels

    • B. 

      Fibroblasts are converting collagen type 3 to collagen type 1

    • C. 

      Metalloproteinases are acting upon the scars

    • D. 

      Macrophages are synthesizing complement components

    • E. 

      Neutrophils are releasing lysosomal enzymes

  • 2. 
    During your surgery rotation, you are asked to re-suture a patient with dehiscence of his surgical incsion. Two days later the patient comes to the emergency room with wound dehiscence and profuse bleeding from his surgical incision. Which of the following proteins is most likely defective? (Wound dehiscence: is a surgical complication in which a wound breaks open along surgical suture.)
    • A. 

      Collagen type 1

    • B. 

      Collagen type 5

    • C. 

      Elastin

    • D. 

      Fibrillin

  • 3. 
    This section of heart shown was taken during an autopsy from a 45 year old man with a history of familial hypercholesterolemia. Which of the following is most consistent with the section shown?
    • A. 

      Healing by regeneration and repair

    • B. 

      Healing by repair via secondary union

    • C. 

      Healing by repair via primary intention

    • D. 

      Healing by regeneration via primary union

    • E. 

      Healing by regeneration via secondary intention

  • 4. 
    A 65 year old alcoholic man is diagnosed with cirrhosis after 40 years of heavy drinking. Which of the following is most likely associated with his diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Fibrosis

    • B. 

      Regeneration

    • C. 

      Repair

    • D. 

      Regeneration at repair

  • 5. 
    During your inquiry of his past medical history, your new patient, a 35-year-old male, reports that you are the 5th primary care doctor he has had during the past 7 years. Upon further inquiry, the patient informs you that, at first, he likes his doctors, but eventually they frustrate him by not listening to him, at which point he confronts them. Such confrontation inevitably results in him firing his physician and finding another one. Which of the following most accurately describes this patient's interpersonal process with his physicians?
    • A. 

      Counter-transference

    • B. 

      Emotionally corrective experience

    • C. 

      Parapiaxis

    • D. 

      Repetition-compulsion

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