Skin And Wound care Trivia Quiz!

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Skin And Wound care Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pressure ulcers are areas of localized skin and tissue damage occurring over a bony prominence as a result of unrelieved pressure. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Pressure ulcers come in how many stages?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    All pressure ulcers are found where?
    • A. 

      Fatty area

    • B. 

      Bony area

  • 4. 
    Select the correct answer from the responses below. General patient assessment for pressure ulcer prediction includes an assessment of the following factors.
    • A. 

      Past & current history of co-morbid conditions

    • B. 

      Nutrition and mobility

    • C. 

      Medications

    • D. 

      Pyscho-social issues

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    Select the correct answer from below. Factors aggravated by hospitalization are:
    • A. 

      Pressure and friction

    • B. 

      Pressure and moisture

    • C. 

      Shearing and moisture

    • D. 

      Friction, moisture and shearing

    • E. 

      Pressure, frictions, shearing and moisture.

  • 6. 
    What does pressure ulcer staging indicate?
    • A. 

      The level of pressure ulcer risks a client has.

    • B. 

      The number of times a client has had a pressure ulcer.

    • C. 

      The level of tissue injury in a pressure ulcer.

    • D. 

      The progression of pressure ulcer healing.

  • 7. 
    If a patient has a Braden score of 6 which categories does this patient fall into?
    • A. 

      At risk

    • B. 

      Moderate risk

    • C. 

      High risk

    • D. 

      Very high risk

  • 8. 
    The development of pressure ulcers in the elderly is a serious and common problem that can lead to increased mortality. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Name the assessment tool used for predicting pressure ulcer score risk.
    • A. 

      Glasgow Coma Scale

    • B. 

      Skin condition – temperature, turgor and moisture

    • C. 

      Braden Scale

  • 10. 
    A 90 years old Veteran admitted with a fractured hip. He is 2 days s/p hip replacement. He is painful and able to communicate his needs. He has a foley catheter and is incontinent of bowel 1 x daily. Although he can make occasional position changes in his extremities, he cannot reposition himself. He has not been out of bed. He has been NPO or on a clear liquid diet for more than 5 days. What is his Braden Score?
    • A. 

      15-18 At Risk

    • B. 

      13-14 Moderate Risk

    • C. 

      10-12 High Risk

    • D. 

      9 or less Very High Risk

  • 11. 
    You are assigned five patients on your nursing unit. Which patient is at most risk for pressure ulcers?
    • A. 

      A 72 years old female weighing 82 lbs with stress incontinence and dementia.

    • B. 

      A 90 years old male with Congestive Heart Failure who has 3+ pitting edema in lower extremities.

    • C. 

      A 6 months old with the flu.

    • D. 

      An ambulatory 88 years old with dementia who is admitted with shingles.

  • 12. 
    As a home care nurse, you are providing care to a 63-year-old male who suffered a massive stroke. He has paralysis on upper and lower extremities. He has a PEG tube with tubing feedings. The patient's daughter provides care to the patient. You notice the patient has a stage I pressure ulcer on the sacral area. What would you NOT include when educating the daughter on preventing further breakdown of the current pressure ulcer and how to prevent other ones from forming?
    • A. 

      Keep the skin moist and layer the sacral area with extra sheet layers.

    • B. 

      Turn and re-position the patient every 2 hours.

    • C. 

      Exercise the extremities actively and passively.

    • D. 

      Use pillows to elevated bony prominences.

  • 13. 
    A patient’s general health and nutritional status is important to know because it impacts how quickly their pressure ulcer will heal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Sores are not open wounds. The skin may be painful, but it has no breaks or tears. The skin appears reddened and does not blanch (lose color briefly when you press your finger on it and then remove your finger). In a dark-skinned person, the area may appear to be a different color than the surrounding skin, but it may not look red. Skin temperature is often warmer. What stage of pressure is this?
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage III

    • C. 

      Unstageable

  • 15. 
    Granulation tissue will jump or twitch if pinched.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following have been identified as warning signs for pressure ulcer development? 
    • A. 

      Localized heat.

    • B. 

      Edema.

    • C. 

      Induration.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    There is NO relationship between the wound surface area and time to complete pressure ulcer healing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The most reliable indicator of pain is the nurse’s clinical observations of the patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Management of pressure ulcer-related pain may include:
    • A. 

      Repositioning

    • B. 

      Covering the wound

    • C. 

      Systemic analgesia prior to treatments

    • D. 

      Limiting number of dressing changes

    • E. 

      Avoiding tape on fragile skin

  • 20. 
    When developing a pressure ulcer treatment plan, you should:
    • A. 

      Obtain a complete medical history

    • B. 

      Do a full physical examination

    • C. 

      Do a nutritional assessment

    • D. 

      Assess pain

  • 21. 
    Assessment for pressure ulcers should include:
    • A. 

      Validated risk-assessment scale

    • B. 

      Head-to-toe skin assessment

    • C. 

      Nutritional assessment

    • D. 

      Psychosocial assessment

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is probably the most important component in a plan of care to prevent pressure ulcers in high-risk patients and residents? 
    • A. 

      Documentation

    • B. 

      Daily skin inspection

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      Managing incontinence

  • 23. 
    Pressure redistribution can be achieved by:
    • A. 

      Nutritional supplements

    • B. 

      Increased mobility

    • C. 

      Repositioning

    • D. 

      Support surfaces

  • 24. 
    Where does moisture comes from in patients and residents?
    • A. 

      Perspiration

    • B. 

      Wound drainage

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Incontinence

  • 25. 
    Regular soaps should be used to clean the patient’s or resident’s skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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