Study Questions: Chapter 21

Chapter 21: Leg Ulcerations and Wound Care

MARK D.P. DAVIS, MD

Study Questions: Chapter 21

* 1.) A patient presents with a painful leg ulceration that has been going on for 3 years and has not responded to numerous wound care interventions and leg compression, including 3 trials of Unna boots.

The edges of the ulceration are raised, violaceous, and overhanging. Which of the following should be obtained next?

* 2.) Which of the following statements is correct regarding debridement of wounds?
* 3.) For an exudative wound, which of the following is the most effective, absorbant dressing class?
* 4.) Which of the following is the most appropriate dressing class for a dry wound?
* 5.) Pyoderma gangrenosum is most often associated with which of the following diseases?