A nurse is caring for a patient who has poor circulation and who has developed a wound on his lower leg. Which of the following factors have been shown to contribute to delayed wound healing in some patients? Select all that apply.

 

Want to Take FREE Nursing Practice Questions?

We have put together the World's Largest Bank of Nursing Practice Questions, and are letting you have access for FREE! You get to test out the system with 25 free nursing practice questions to start, and then memberships start at only a few bucks per month! Get started now for free - no credit card required!

Correct

- Overhydration

- Malnutrition

- Chemotherapy

- Weight loss

- Stress

Rationale

There are some factors that contribute to delayed wound healing when patients develop wounds. Factors such as malnutrition, use of some medications, and stress can all impact wound healing and can slow the process.

How Would You Rate The Quality of This Question?

We’re always trying to improve, so your feedback is vital to helping us make this resource as good as possible. Was it well written? Good content?

How Other Nurses Stack Up

54%

Answered The Question Correctly.