Nursing Questions and Answers about Integumentary Disorders (Questions 11-15)


11. The nurse is teaching a client with a leg ulcer about tissue repair and wound healing. Which of the following statements by the client indicates that the teaching has been effective?

a. "I'll limit my intake of protein."
b. "I'll make sure that the bandage is wrapped tightly."
c. "My foot should feel cold."
d. "I'll eat plenty of fruits and vegetables."

12. The nurse wants to help a client maintain healthy skin. Which nursing intervention will help achieve this goal?

a. Keeping the client well-hydrated
b. Avoiding bathing the client with mild soap
c. Removing adhesive tape quickly from the skin
d. Recommending tight-fitting clothes in hot weather

13. The nurse is performing a baseline assessment of a client's skin integrity. Which of the following is a key assessment parameter?

a. Family history of pressure ulcers
b. Presence of existing pressure ulcers
c. Potential areas of pressure ulcer development
d. Overall risk of developing pressure ulcers

14. A client who has suffered a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is too weak to move on his own. To help the client avoid pressure ulcers, the nurse should:

a. turn him frequently.
b. perform passive range-of-motion (ROM) exercises.
c. reduce the client's fluid intake.
d. encourage the client to use a footboard.

15. A client is brought to the emergency department with second- and third-degree burns on the left arm, left anterior leg, and anterior trunk. Using the Rule of Nines, what is the total body surface area that has been burned?

a. 18%
b. 27%
c. 30%
d. 36%


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