5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Which of the following wounds usually requires substantial irrigation and debridement prior to closure?
- The MOST significant immediate threat to a patient with a soft- tissue injury is:
- Which of the following medications would MOST likely interfere with hemostasis?
- A patients taking _______ would MOST likely experience a delay in the healing of a wound.
- During the inflammation phase of the healing process:
- a Plavix
- b Corticosteroids
- c Hemorrhage
- d histamine causes vasodilation and increased blood flow to the injury
- e Degloving injuries.
5 Multiple choice questions
- helps control the bleeding when used in conduction with direct pressure.
- it allows platelets to seal the vascular walls.
- flying shrapnel may cause penetrating injuries.
- triggers mast cells to degranulate and synthesize special chemical mediators, which cause the injured area to become warm and red.
5 True/False questions
In which of the following patients should the impaled object be removed? → Cardiac arrest patient with an ice pick impaled in the center of the back.
You have dressed and bandaged a location to the arm of a 16 year-old woman and are transporting her to the hospital. en route, the patient complains that her fingers are tingling. You touch her hand and note that it is cool. You should: → readjust the bandage if needed and reassess distal neuromuscular function
A young woman attempted to commit suicide by cutting her wrist. Bright red blood is spurting from the injury site. After applying direct pressure, you should: → elevate her extremity above the level of the heart
In general, most open wounds should be sutured or otherwise closed no longer than ____ hours following the injury. → apply an occlusive dressing
When a patient's leg is entrapped under a crushing object for a prolonged period of time, toxic metabolic waste products are released into the systemic circulation: → after the patient's leg is freed from entrapment.