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CHAPTER THIRTEEN. Wound Dressings

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An example of a support need to be considered when choosing a wound dressing is

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a. Amount of exudate

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b. Size of the wound

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c. Need for compression

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d. Quality of life issues

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Contact layers are dressings used to

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a. Absorb exudate

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b. Protect wound bed from trauma

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c. Protect periwound skin

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d. Trap bacteria

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A wound that is inappropriate for a hydrocolloid dressing is

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a. Stage 3 pressure ulcer

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b. Venous leg ulcer

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c. Deep tissue injury

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d. Diabetic foot ulcer

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The approval pathway for a device or biologic with the highest level of evidence is

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a. PMA

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b. HCT/Ps

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c. 510K

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d. Case studies

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Which of the following is not a category or consideration for reducing wound bioburden?

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a. Antibiotic

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b. Topical antimicrobial dressing

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c. Platelet-derived growth factor

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d. Antiseptic

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The dressing most appropriate for promoting autolytic debridement is

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a. Petrolatum gauze and adhesive foam

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b. Hydrogel and transparent film

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c. Calcium alginate

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d. Becaplermin

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Which of the following antimicrobial dressings must be in direct contact with the microbes in order to be effective?

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a. Polyhexamethylene biguanide

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b. Iodine

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c. Silver

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d. Honey

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A patient presents with a draining sinus wound that is 1 cm × 0.7 cm × 8 cm deep. Which of the following dressings would be most appropriate?

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a. Honey-impregnated calcium alginate

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