Ch10 - Chapter 10 Soft Tissue Injuries OBJECTIVE 1: LIST...

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Chapter 10 Soft Tissue Injuries OBJECTIVE 1: LIST TWO SIGNALS OF CLOSED WOUNDS. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average 1. Two signals of closed wounds are _____. Swelling and discoloration OBJECTIVE 2: LIST FOUR MAIN TYPES OF OPEN WOUNDS. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average Match each type of open wound with its description: 2. a Abrasion 3. c Laceration 4. b Avulsion 5. e Amputation 6. d Puncture wound a. Skin rubbed or scraped away b. Skin partially torn away from the body c. Skin cut and usually bleeding freely d. Skin closes around a penetrating object e. Skin completely severed from the body OBJECTIVE 3: DESCRIBE HOW TO CARE FOR OPEN AND CLOSED WOUNDS. Class: Apply, Difficulty: Hard 7. What additional care, in addition to keeping the area clean and elevated, would you give for an infected wound? a. Keep the wound covered but once covered, do not remove the original covering. b. Flush the area with water. c. Apply an antiseptic, such as alcohol. d. Apply an antibiotic ointment.
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Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 8. What are two purposes of bandaging? Hold dressings in place. Apply pressure to control bleeding. Protect a wound from dirt and infection. Provide support to an injured limb or body part. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 9. An occlusive dressing may be made from— a. Clean cloth. b. Clean gauze. c. Clean plastic wrap. d. Clean gauze soaked in water. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average 10. One purpose of using a bandage is to— a. Hold dressings in place. b. Keep a wound warm. c. Keep air out of a wound. d. Prevent the dressing from sticking to a wound. Class: Analyze, Difficulty: Average 11. You have applied a bandage to hold a dressing in place. You notice that the fingers below the injury site are becoming cool to the touch. Why might this be happening and how can you remedy the situation? The bandage may be too tight. Check the bandage and, if it is too tight, loosening the bandage should return the fingers back to its original temperature. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 12. True or false: After completing care for a major open wound, it is not necessary to wash your hands as long as you wore disposable gloves while giving care. False Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 13. Which general guidelines should you follow when applying a roller bandage?
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a. If bandages are blood soaked, remove the bandages but not the dressings. b. Keep the fingers and toes covered so they do not get cold. c. Check feeling, warmth and color of the area below the injury site, before and after application. d. Bandage the injured part and keep it below the level of the heart. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 14. Proper care for a closed wound may include applying— a. A dressing and bandage. b.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course HLTH 2120 taught by Professor Bryant during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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Ch10 - Chapter 10 Soft Tissue Injuries OBJECTIVE 1: LIST...

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