Pressure Ulcer And Wound Management (Updated 5/2/10)

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Pressure Ulcer And Wound Management     (Updated 5/2/10)

PTA 102, WOUND CARE AND PRESSURE ULCER FROM SECTION 18


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    SKIN IS INTACT
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 2. 
    DISCOLORATION OF SKIN, WARMTH OR HARDNESS CAN ALSO BE INDICATORS
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 3. 
    ULCER IS SUPERFICIAL
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 4. 
    PRESENTS CLINICALLY AS AN ABRASION, BLISTER, OR SHALLOW CRATER
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 5. 
    PARTIAL THICKNESS SKIN LOSS, INVOLVING EPIDERMIS AND/OR DERMIS
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 6. 
    FULL THICKNESS SKIN LOSS INVOLVING DAMAGE OR NECROSIS OF SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND POSSIBLY DOWN TO FASCIA
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 7. 
    ULCER CLINICALLY PRESENTS AS A DEEP CRATER
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 8. 
    FULL THICKNESS SKIN LOSS WITH EXTENSIVE DESTRUCTION
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 9. 
    FULL THICKNESS SKIN LOSS WITH TISSUE NECROSIS OR DAMAGE TO MUSCLE, BONE, OR SUPPORTING STRUCTURES
    • A. 

      STAGE 1

    • B. 

      STAGE 2

    • C. 

      STAGE 3

    • D. 

      STAGE 4

  • 10. 
    WHICH EXUDATE HAS AN ODOR
    • A. 

      SEROSANGUINEOUS

    • B. 

      SEROUS

    • C. 

      PURULENT

    • D. 

      FIBRINOUS/ PROTEINACEOUS

  • 11. 
    WHICH EXUDATE ADHERES TO A WOUND BED
    • A. 

      PURULENT

    • B. 

      SEROUS

    • C. 

      SEROSAANGUINEOUS

    • D. 

      FIBRINOUS/ PROTEINACEOUS

  • 12. 
    THE EXUDATE THATS CONSISTENCY IS THIN AND TRANSPARENT
    • A. 

      SEROSANGUINEOUS

    • B. 

      SEROUS

    • C. 

      FIBRINOUS/ PROTEINACEOUS

    • D. 

      PURULENT

  • 13. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT GOOD FOR USE ON EXUDATING WOUNDS
    • A. 

      COMPOSITES

    • B. 

      HYDROCOLLOIDS

    • C. 

      HYDROGELS

    • D. 

      SEMI PERMEABLE FOAMS

  • 14. 
    WHICH WOUND DRESSING DOES NOT REQUIRE A SECOND DRESSING?
    • A. 

      ALGINATES

    • B. 

      SEMI PERMEABLE FILMS

    • C. 

      SEMI PERMEABLE FOAMS

    • D. 

      HYDROGELS

  • 15. 
    WHICH IS A DISADVANTAGE TO ALGINATES
    • A. 

      USUALLY COSTLY

    • B. 

      POOR ABSORPTIVE QUALITY

    • C. 

      IT CAN DEHYDRATE A WOUND BED

    • D. 

      MAY CAUSE MACERATION

  • 16. 
    WHICH IS AN ADVANTAGE TO SEMI PERMAEABLE FILMS?
    • A. 

      PROMOTES AUTOLYTIC DEBRIDMENT

    • B. 

      USED ON ANY TYPE OF WOUND

    • C. 

      DECREASED TRAUMA WITH DRESSING REMOVAL

    • D. 

      GOOD VISUAL MONITORING

  • 17. 
    WHICH IS NOT A DISADVANTAGE TO SEMI PERMEABLE FOAMS
    • A. 

      NOT FOR INFECTED WOUNDS

    • B. 

      NO DIRECT VISUAL MONITORING

    • C. 

      MACERATION OF TISSUE POSSIBLE UPON SATURATION

    • D. 

      POOR ABSORPTIVE QUALITY

  • 18. 
    WHICH IS NOT AN ADVANTAGE TO SEMI PERMEABLE FOAMS
    • A. 

      GOOD EXUDATE ABSORPTION

    • B. 

      CREATE A MICROBIAL BARRIER

    • C. 

      HAS MOIST WOUND ENVIRONMENT

    • D. 

      HAS GOOD OXYGEN PERMEABILITY

  • 19. 
    WHICH IS NOT AN ADVANTAGE TO HYDROGELS
    • A. 

      SOOTHES PAIN

    • B. 

      GOOD EXUDATE ABSORPTION

    • C. 

      GOOD FOR DRY WOUNDS, REHYDRATE

    • D. 

      CAN BE REMOVED WITHOUT TRAUMA TO THE WOUND

  • 20. 
    WHICH IS NOT A DISADVANTAGE TO HYDROGELS
    • A. 

      MAY CAUSE MACERATION

    • B. 

      REQUIRES SECONDARY DRESSING

    • C. 

      COSTLY

    • D. 

      NOT GOOD FOR MODERATE TO HIGH EXUDATING WOUNDS

  • 21. 
    WHICH IS NOT AN ADVANTAGE TO HYDROCOLLOIDS?
    • A. 

      EASY TO APPLY

    • B. 

      USED ON INFECTED WOUNDS

    • C. 

      CREATE A MICROBIAL BARRIER

    • D. 

      PROMOTES AUTOLYTIC DEBRIDEMENT

  • 22. 
    WHICH IS NOT A DISADVANTAGE TO HYDROCOLLOIDS
    • A. 

      NOT INTENDED FOR THIRD DEGREE BURNS

    • B. 

      SENSITIVITY TO HYDROCOLLOIDS

    • C. 

      POOR MOISTURE VAPOR TRANSMISSION

    • D. 

      MAY NEED SECONDARY DRESSING

  • 23. 
    WHICH IS NOT AN ADVANTAGE TO COMPOSITES
    • A. 

      GOOD FOR BURNS

    • B. 

      SOME CAN BE USED ON INFECTED WOUNDS

    • C. 

      EASY TO APPLY

    • D. 

      COMFORTABLE AROUND WOUNDS

  • 24. 
    WHICH IS NOT A DISADVANTAGE TO COMPOSITES?
    • A. 

      USUALLY COSTLY

    • B. 

      CAN CAUSE TISSUE TRAUMA UPON REMOVAL

    • C. 

      NOT FOR USE ON NECROTIC WOUNDS

    • D. 

      POOR EXUDATE ABSORPTION