Nurs 200 - Exam 2 - Chapter 38: Skin Integrity And Wound care

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Nurs 200 - Exam 2 - Chapter 38: Skin Integrity And Wound care

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The skin is also known as the ______
  • 2. 
    The skin has ___ layers, in addition to the subcutaneous tissue layer
  • 3. 
    The dermis does not consists of
    • A. 

      Connective tissue

    • B. 

      Nerves

    • C. 

      Hair

    • D. 

      Blood vessels

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the functions of the skin is defned as "water, electrolytes, and nitrogenous wastes are excreted in small amounts of sweat"
  • 5. 
    Which of the following influence resistance of skin integrity?
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Amount of underlying tissue

    • C. 

      Illness

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which structure of the hair profects beyond the surface of the skin
  • 7. 
    A ____ is a break or disruption in the normal integrity of the skin and tissues.
  • 8. 
    This type of classification is a wound that is the result of planned invasive therapy or treatment. The would edges are clean.
  • 9. 
    A characteristic of an unintentional wound is:
    • A. 

      Accidental

    • B. 

      High risk for infection

    • C. 

      Clean edges

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Far, far away, in a foreign country, Joe Swanson has been caught as a prisoner of war. He is sitting alone in his cell. The militants of this country use a unique method of torture against their prisoners - they peel the skin off the captive. What type of wound is this?
  • 11. 
    What classification of wounds is a result from a blow, force, or strain caused by trauma, such as a fall or car accident.
  • 12. 
    This classification of wound usually heals quickly, generally within days to weeks. The wound edges are well approximated and the risk of infection is lessened.
    • A. 

      Abrasion wound

    • B. 

      Acute wound

    • C. 

      Chronic wound

    • D. 

      Unintentional wound

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    This classification of wounds remains in the inflammatory phase of healing.
  • 14. 
    There are ____ types of wound healing.
  • 15. 
    Lois Griffin has just had a heart transplant. The doctor made an incision into the chest, performed the surgery, and sutured the incision. This is:
    • A. 

      Primary intention

    • B. 

      Delayed primary intention

    • C. 

      Secondary intention

    • D. 

      Tertiary intention

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 16. 
    Which type of intention is characterized by intentional wounds with minimal tissue loss, in which the edges are closely approximated?
  • 17. 
    Which type of intention is defined as having edges that are not well approximated.
  • 18. 
    A large or open wound, such as a burn or major trauma, left alone to heal is:
    • A. 

      Primary intention

    • B. 

      Delayed primary intention

    • C. 

      Secondary intention

    • D. 

      Tertiary intention

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Imagine you are an ER nurse. You're working the night shift on Friday night when you are first introduced to Mr. Griffin. Mr. Griffin has had an accident because he was throwing knives for recreation. Somehow, the patient managed to slice a severely large wound in his arm. The doctors have decided to allow the wound to heal on its own for a few days. Mr. Griffin comes back to the ER several days later (as instructed by the doctors) and the physican decides it is appropriate to suture the wound now. What kind of wound healing has occurred.
    • A. 

      Primary intention

    • B. 

      Delayed primary intention

    • C. 

      Tertiary intention

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 20. 
    Which phase of wound healing occurs first?
  • 21. 
    In the inflammatory phase of wound healing, this type of white blood cell arrive first to ingest bacteria and cellular debris .
    • A. 

      Leukocytes

    • B. 

      Macrophages

    • C. 

      Fibroblasts

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    In which phase do blood vessels constrict to allow blood clotting and then dilate to increase capillary permeability; this allows plasma and blood components to leak out into the area that is injured 
    • A. 

      Hemostasis

    • B. 

      Inflammatory phase

    • C. 

      Proliferation phase

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Acute inflammation occurs in which of the phases of wound healing
  • 24. 
    Granulation tissue, which forms the foundation for scar tissue development, is made in which phase of wound healing? (make sure to include the word "phase" in the answer)
  • 25. 
    What type of tissue forms the foundation for scar tissue development
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