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Quiz | Integumentary Disorders
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Which of the following refers to pressure ulcers?
Decubitus ulcers, bed sores, & pressure sores
Where is tinea pedis located on the body?
Where is tinea corporis located on the body?
What is a raised, thin walled lesion containing purulent material called?
Which layer of the skin helps most with insulating the body?
Impetigo is a skin infection caused by ______
Herpes virus is usually spread by all of the following EXCEPT:
Bob was recovering in the ICU of the local hospital from burns. He has burns on his right anterior arm, chest, abdomen, face, & anterior left arm. The percentage of body surface area burned is approximately:
In burn patients, the rule of nines and the Lund & Browder chart are used to estimate:
Total body surface area burned
A 12-year-old female visits her primary care physician to obtain acne medication for recurrent acne vulgaris. This condition is an inflammatory disorder of the...
Which of the following is a characteristic of oral candidiasis?
Whitish coating on the tongue
A large burn area predisposes to decreased blood pressure because
fluid and protein shift out of the vascular compartment
The characteristic appearance of a full-thickness 3rd degree burn is:
Dry, firm, charred, white surface
A 19-year-old female developed a circular, demarcated, and salmon pink lesion. 2 weeks later she developed more lesion over the trunk and upper part of the extremities. The diagnosis is pityriasis roses, and the nurse knows the cause of this condition is:
A virus, but largely unknown
All of the following statements apply to malignant melanoma except:
The classic lesion is a vesicle with irregular margins.
What is a raised, thin-walled lesion containing clear fluid called?
A patient wants to know which malignant skin lesion is usually the most serious. The correct response is:
Which of the following describes the characteristic lesions of herpes zoster (shingles)?
painful vesicles along a dermatome or cranial nerve pathway
Which of the following best describes the typical lesion of psoriasis?
silvery plaques on an erythematous base
Which layer of the skin has no blood vessels and nerves?
Where is a tinea capitus infection located on the body?
Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a __________ infection of the skin.
Which of the following statements apply to impetigo?
the infection is highly contagious
A patient you are caring for develops a pressure ulcer in which there is a partial-thickness loss of skin involving the epidermis. This would be considered a Stage __________ pressure ulcer.
What is the most common initial signal that a recurrence of herpes simplex infection is developing?
mild tingling or burning along the nerve pathway or on the mouth
A twelve-year-old female notices her hair and skin feel more oily than normal. Her primary care provider explains that during puberty her sebaceous glands enlarge and our stimulated by:
Conditions caused by a virus include
Which cells are involved in initiating immune responses in the skin?
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