Skin Integrity And Wound care

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Skin Integrity And Wound care

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A client's wound is draining thick yellow material. The nurse correctly describes the drainage as:
    • A. 

      Serous-sanguineous

    • B. 

      Sanguineous

    • C. 

      Purulent

    • D. 

      Serous

  • 2. 
    Which of the following patients is low risk from developing skin breakdown?
    • A. 

      A client with chronic nutritional deficiencies

    • B. 

      A client incontinent of bowel feces

    • C. 

      A client with decreased sensory perception

    • D. 

      A client who is bedridden .

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would be the most proper techniques when collecting a wound culture?
    • A. 

      Cleansing the wound prior to obtaining the specimen.

    • B. 

      Swabbing for the specimen in the area with the largest collection of drainage.

    • C. 

      Removing crusts or scabs with sterile forceps and then culturing the site beneath.

    • D. 

      Waiting 8 hours following a dose of antibiotic to obtain the specimen.