Wound Closure And Suture

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Wound Closure And Suture

This is an example of an virtual learning exercise for nurses currently attempting compentency in suturing. Student need to have completed this quiz before the end of the course. The pass mark for this quiz has been set at 80%. If a student fails that do not fail the course, this is more for you to gauge where you are and to highlight some deficency in your learning that may need to be address before the final simulation. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 3 Layers of Skin?
    • A. 

      Epidermis, Dermis, Hyperthermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous Tissue

    • C. 

      Epidermis, Dermis, Percutaneous

  • 2. 
    Name the layers of the Epidermis
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum, Stratum lucidum, Stratum granulosum Stratum germinativum

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum, Stratum lucidum, Stratum granulosum, Stratum garminativum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum, Stratum cucidum, Stratum granulosum Stratum germinativum

  • 3. 
    Which is not a function of the skin?
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Excretion

    • C. 

      Respiration

  • 4. 
    The use of suture to aid healing is an example of primary or secondary intent healing?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

  • 5. 
    What are the three phases of healing?
    • A. 

      Maturation, Inflammation, Proliferation

    • B. 

      Proliferation,Mastication, Inflammation

    • C. 

      Inflammation, Ploriferation, Maturation

  • 6. 
    What are the two types of suture materials?
    • A. 

      Non-Absorbable, Reabsorbable

    • B. 

      Absorbable, Non-absorbable

    • C. 

      Non-Absorbable, Transportable

    • D. 

      Polypropylene , Polyester

  • 7. 
    What are the disadvantages to using braided (multifilaments) suture material?
    • A. 

      High Risk of infection, High Risk of Reactivity

    • B. 

      High Risk of Infection, High Failure Rate

    • C. 

      Highly Unstable, Highly Infectious

  • 8. 
    What are the advantages to using monofilament suture material?
    • A. 

      Strong Firm Knot, Minimal Tissue Reactivity

    • B. 

      Minimal Tissue Reactivity, Reduced Risk of Infection

    • C. 

      Low Risk of Infection, Is an Organic Product

  • 9. 
    What is the maximum dose of Lignocaine?
    • A. 

      5mcg\kg

    • B. 

      0.5mg\kg

    • C. 

      5mg\kg

  • 10. 
    What is the maximum dose of Lignocaine with Adrenaline?
    • A. 

      5mg\kg

    • B. 

      7.5mg\kg

    • C. 

      7mg\kg

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