CHAPTER THIRTEEN. Wound Dressings
An example of a support need to be considered when choosing a wound dressing is
d. Quality of life issues
Contact layers are dressings used to
b. Protect wound bed from trauma
c. Protect periwound skin
A wound that is inappropriate for a hydrocolloid dressing is
a. Stage 3 pressure ulcer
The approval pathway for a device or biologic with the highest level of evidence is
Which of the following is not a category or consideration for reducing wound bioburden?
b. Topical antimicrobial dressing
c. Platelet-derived growth factor
The dressing most appropriate for promoting autolytic debridement is
a. Petrolatum gauze and adhesive foam
b. Hydrogel and transparent film
Which of the following antimicrobial dressings must be in direct contact with the microbes in order to be effective?
a. Polyhexamethylene biguanide
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?
a. Honey-impregnated calcium alginate