d. You are correct if you chose any one of the following advantages of skin tapes
and any one of the following disadvantages of skin tapes.
Advantages of skin tapes
Low incidence of infection.
No suture marks.
Patient does not have to come back to have sutures removed.
Disadvantage of skin tapes
Not practical in body areas that get wet or have motion.
Not practical for young children who tend to pull off tapes.
Tape edges sometimes curl up after the skin tapes have been applied.
a. Wound repair without delay after the injury has occurred. (para 2-6a(1))
b. Wound closure by secondary intent. (para 2-6a(2))
c. Wound closure by tertiary intent. (para 2-6a(3))
Irrigate the wound.
Remove the foreign material. (para 2-6b(1))
Trim irregularities from the edge of a wound to improve the final appearance of the
healed wound. (para 2-6b(2))
a. To prevent infection.
b. To prevent abscess. (para 2-6b(4))
As wide or wider than. (para 2-6c(3))
You are correct if you listed any four of the following:
Use sterile forceps or hemostats.
Use proper suture scissors.
Cut the suture at skin level.
Do not pull a contaminated suture through the suture route.
Pull the suture up and towards the wound at a 45-degree angle.
Pull the suture gently and smoothly.
Support the suture at the suture exit point. (para 2-8b)
X (paras 2-3a through d)