← Pressure ulcers Test
5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- 1. external pressure compresses blood vessels 2. friction and shearing forces injure vessels and abrade top skin layer
- A defined area of intact skin with nonblanchable redness of a localized area usually over a bony prominence.
- when one layer of tissue slides over another
- Partial thickness loss
4 True/False Questions
ischemia → deficiency of blood to tissue. caused usually by external pressure
necrosis → death of tissue
Risks for pressure ulcer development → immobility, nutrition, hydration, surface moisture, mental status, age.
Stage 3 → Full thickness loss, sub Q exposure, but not bone, tendon or muscle.