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A patient has been brought in to the emergency department with 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 40 percent of his body. The effects of the burn on the...
An elderly patient has developed a pressure ulcer from long periods of immobility. The nurse places a transparent dressing over the top of the wound. Which...
A patient with a chronic wound needs to perform wet-to-dry dressing changes three times per day. Which of the following information would the nurse provide to...
A patient has developed a pressure ulcer on his ankle from being in bed and lying in the same position for too long. The wound has become infected over time,...
A patient is recovering from abdominal surgery when he develops sudden and profuse bleeding from the surgical site. Which of the following signs or symptoms...
A patient arrives in the recovery room after surgical wound debridement with a negative-pressure wound system in place. Which best describes how this type of...
A triage nurse takes a call from a patient who tells her that he has been burned while trying to do some electrical wiring. The nurse asks the client for more...
A patient with a wound on his lower leg needs the nurse to change the dressing. The nurse has a Hydrogel dressing to apply to the wound. What information is...
Which organism is considered the causative agent in impetigo?...
A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from surgery and who has a wound drain in place. The drainage coming from the wound is dark green in color....
A nurse is caring for a patient who has developed a pressure ulcer after a period of immobility. The nurse assesses the wound and notes that there is an area...
A 66-year-old patient is being seen for a skin assessment. The nurse notes several brown spots on the patients face that he refers to as liver spots. What is...
A patient is brought into the emergency department in a friend’s car after suffering chemical burns during a work-related accident. The patient was exposed to...
A patient recently had surgery on his lower back and the physician has left orders for the nurse to remove the sutures. The nurse notes that the patient has...
A 61-year-old male patient recently had surgery where the surgeon placed an ostomy appliance. Which of the following teaching principles would the nurse...
A patient who is recovering from an abdominal wound tries to sit up in bed. The nurse notices a popping sound and checks the abdominal incision, which is...
Which of the following skin assessment parameters should the nurse utilize when caring for a client with vasculitis?...
A patient is recovering from an injury in which he was severely burned. The patient is having difficulties coping with his appearance and he tells the nurse...
A nurse works in the community with patients who have been diagnosed with vitiligo. The nurse knows that which cultural group is most likely to be affected by...
A nurse who works in a long-term care facility has been certified as a wound and ostomy nurse. Based on the nurse’s knowledge, the nurse knows that which of...