Wound care Questions Quiz: Trivia!

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Wound care Questions Quiz: Trivia!

How much do you know about wound care? Are you ready for these wound care questions? You should know how long wounds are left open to allow infection or exudate drain, what are the risk considerations for pressure ulcers, and how can you prevent them, which are methods of applying moist cold, the signs and symptoms of an infected wound, and subcutaneous tissue. You should certainly take this incredible quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These are surgical wounds in which the respiratory, alimentary, genital, or urinary tract has been entered:
    • A. 

      Clean wounds

    • B. 

      Clean-contaminated wounds

    • C. 

      Contaminated wounds

    • D. 

      Dirty or infected wounds

  • 2. 
    Those wounds are left open for 3-5 days to allow edema, infection, or exudate to drain.
    • A. 

      Primary healing

    • B. 

      Secondary healing

    • C. 

      Tertiary healing

    • D. 

      Quaternary healing

  • 3. 
    This exudate is hemorrhagic, has a large number of RBC's, and indicates severe damage to capillaries.
    • A. 

      Serous

    • B. 

      Purulent

    • C. 

      Sanguineous

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are risk factors for pressure ulcers?
    • A. 

      Decreased mental status

    • B. 

      Fecal and urinary incontinence

    • C. 

      Soft bed

    • D. 

      Excessive body heat

    • E. 

      Cold body

  • 5. 
    Full-thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue.
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage II

    • C. 

      Stage III

    • D. 

      Stage IV

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are ways of preventing pressure ulcers?
    • A. 

      Give supplements to increase caloric intake

    • B. 

      Massage the area

    • C. 

      Decrease humidity

    • D. 

      Frequent toileting

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are methods of applying moist cold?
    • A. 

      Cold pack

    • B. 

      Compress

    • C. 

      Ice bag

    • D. 

      Cooling sponge bath

  • 8. 
    This phase of healing extends from day 3 or 4 until day 21 following injury. Collagen increases in the area, capillaries grow across the wound.
    • A. 

      Inflammatory phase

    • B. 

      Proliferative phase

    • C. 

      Maturation phase

  • 9. 
    What are signs and symptoms of an infected wound?
    • A. 

      Fever, chills, and sweaty clammy skin

    • B. 

      Fever, purulent drainage, foul odor, discoloration of wound bed, and macerated wound edges

    • C. 

      Fever, purulent drainage, foul order, wound bed pink, macerated wound edges

    • D. 

      Fever, granulation tissue present, edges are proximal, with purulent drainage.

  • 10. 
    The nurse receives a new admission to the unit, the nurse aide reports the patient has a sacral wound. The nurse goes into assessing the wound. The wound appears to have a crater-like formation because of tissue loss. The wound bed is yellowish, and fatty tissue is present. You complete the wound care treatment and you document this wound as a stage what?
    • A. 

      Stage 2

    • B. 

      Stage 3

    • C. 

      Stage 4

    • D. 

      Unstageable

  • 11. 
    Place the layers of skin in the correct order.
    • A. 

      Hair, subcutaneous, epidermis, dermis, subcutis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous, epidermis, dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis, dermis, subcutis

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous, epidermis, dermis

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