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palliative wound car

WOCN program

what is the focus of palliative wound care comfort-pain, odor, maximize QOL
identify some examples of patients appropriate for palliative wound care pt's with cancer, many comorbidities, pt's who don't want aggressive treatment due to age or other reason
true or false: patients only with malignancy related wounds are considered for palliative care false
what is a marjolin ulcer a chronic wound that transforms into a malignancy also squamous cell carcinoma
identify priorities of topical care for malignant wounds manage pain, bleeding, pruritis, exudate,reduce odor
what is another name for a malignant cutaneous wound fungating
what is the most common nonmalignant wound in the palliative care patient pressure ulcer
True or false: the most common cutaneous tumors that present as wound is basal cell cancer false
name two interventions to decrease pain associated with dressing changes premedication prior to dsg change, application of topical anesthetic, use non adherent dsgs, decrease frequency of dsg changes
what is the best way to manage necrotic tissue in a fungating malignant wound of the breast area hydrogel
name management techniques for fungating wound odor topical metronidazole, dakin's
Created by: Beth Perry