Adhesive skin glues are indicated for closure of which of the following wounds? Selected Answer: Laceration to the chin Correct Answer: Laceration to the chin Question 2 2 out of 2 points The rationale for suturing wounds includes: Selected Answer: All of the above Correct Answer: All of the above Question 3 2 out of 2 points Sally comes to your family practice clinic 24 hours after she lacerated her foot on an oyster shell. The wound is 4cm in length, shallow, and is on the sole of her foot. There is a small amount of bleeding on the dressing. She asks you to suture it closed because it keeps leaking blood. What is the best response? Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Inquire about her last tetanus immunization, cleanse the wounds, and tell Sally you cannot suture this wound because it has been open for more
than 12 hours and because the risk for infection outweighs the benefit. Tell her you can apply steri strips but cannot close the wound tightly. Question 4 2 out of 2 points The characteristic that best differentiates psoriasis from other skin abnormalities is the: Selected Answer: Correct Answer: A. color of the scales. Response Feedback: Unlike other skin conditions, silvery papules and plaques characterize psoriasis. Question 5 2 out of 2 points You have just completed a skin assessment on Mr. Baker. During your assessment, you have transilluminated a skin lesion. During the physical examination, you know that skin lesions are transilluminated to distinguish: Selected Answer: Correct Answer: C. fluid-filled from solid cysts or masses. Response Feedback: Transillumination is used to determine the presence of fluid in cysts and masses. Fluid-filled lesions will transilluminate with a red glow, and solid masses will not transilluminate.
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