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1. A little blister on as elderly person’s skin is normal and nothing to be concerned about.CorrectIncorrect
2. Fill in the blank
You should report a reddened area on the skin to the nurse or your supervisor if .
a. It has a dark black or brown center
b. It does not turn white under your thumb when you press on it
c. You remove all pressure from it and it still does not return to a normal skin color after 20 min
d. All of the above
3. Fill in the blank
You should encourage patients to have healthy skin by .
a. Bathing frequently with soap and water
b. Only bathing occasionally
c. Using lots of powder in all the skin folds and creases
d. Staying clean, using lotion, eating well, drinking water and exercising
4. Fill in the blank
When sitting in a chair for long periods, your patients should .
a. Sit with knees higher than hips
b. Get up or shift their weight every 15 min
c. Stay there as long as possible
d. Avoid shifting their weight in the chair too much
5. Fill in the blank
Older people are at risk for pressure sores because .
a. They eat too much
b. They bath to often
c. The skin, the fatty tissue layer and the blood vessel are thinner and more fragile
d. Their bones get sharper as they age
6. Changes in a person’s skin color could be a sign of illness.CorrectIncorrect
7. People who are in bed most of the time should keep the head of their bed raised as high as possible, because a sitting position is better for circulation than a lying position.CorrectIncorrect
8. To reduce the risk of pressure ulcers, the patient confined to bed should:CorrectIncorrect
9. The nurse should be notified if the pressure ulcer dressing has become contaminated or is no longer intact to the skinCorrectIncorrect
10. Your patient has complained to you that their skin is itchy, and you see scratch marks on the patient’s arms and legs. You should notify your nurse or supervisor right away.CorrectIncorrect