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Chapter 42

Wound Care

A child fell off her bike. She has a laceration on her right leg. She has a Contaminated wound
The piercing of skin and underlying tissues is called a Penetrating wound
Which of the following can cause skin tears Hurrying when lifting and transferring clients
Which of the following causes pressure ulcers Scrubbing and rubbing the skin
Which of the following are used to treat or prevent pressure ulcers Waterbeds and flotation pads
You can help prevent stasis ulcers by Avoiding injury to the legs and feet when giving care
Which of the following areas is common site for arterial ulcers On the outer side of the ankle
A wound appears red and swollen. The area around it is warm to the touch. These signs occur during The inflammatory phase of wound healing
A wound is healing by primary intention. While assisting with a dressing change, you note that the wound is separating. This is called Dehiscence
You see clear, watery drainage from a wound. This drainage is called Serous drainage
Which of the following does a dressing do Protects the wound from injury
You are securing a dressing with tape. Tape is applied To the top, middle, and bottom of the dressing
Six types of wounds Abrasion, Contusion, Incision, Laceration, Penetrating wound, and Puncture wounds
Risk for pressure ulcers Are confined to bed/ chair, loss of bowel/ bladder control, older, poor nutrition
Created by: mackenziemarie21