CHAPTER SIX. Pressure Ulcers
What is the force that resists sliding when the head of the bed is elevated?
What are the two most common sites for pressure ulcer occurrence on a bed-ridden patient?
b. Ischial tuberosity and sacrum
c. Ischial tuberosity and greater trochanter
d. Greater trochanter and scapula
The overall stiffness of a support surface directly impacts the ___________ of a person lying upon it.
A pressure ulcer that extends to the fascia, but not through the fascia, is staged at what level?
Which contributing factor is most likely to cause a deep sinus to form as part of the pressure ulcer?
Air wheelchair cushions offer the best pressure relief and should be used for persons at high risk.
Ordering a wheelchair that is too wide for a patient is a good preventive strategy because he/she will probably grow into it.
All individuals need to be turned in bed every two hours to prevent pressure ulcers.