NPTE Integumentary Practice Quiz

1. A patient presents to your clinic with fever, malaise, butterfly shaped red rash across face, fatigue, joint pain, anemia, and hair loss. Which of the following is most likely for the previously described signs and symptoms?


2. While treating an adult burn victim, you are asked to estimate the percent of burn area. Your patient presents with burns of the head and neck, anterior trunk, and right arm. Which of the following burn area estimates best describe this patient?


3. You are evaluating a patient who sustained partial thickness burns to his anterior neck 8 weeks ago. At this time what should your primary treatment focus as a physical therapist be?


4. While observing a patient with burns covering the LUE, you observe that the burn has a red, waxy appearance with slow capillary refill, broken blisters, and a wet surface. What would you estimate the patient’s burn depth to be?


5. While treating a deconditioned patient in a skilled nursing facility, you observe a area of localized redness on the posterior aspect of the patient’s right heel. After further examination, you observe that the area presents with non-blanchable erythema and that the skin is intact. What is the most appropriate course of action?


6. A patient presents with a wound on the dorsal aspect of his right foot. He rates his wound pain as 8 out of 10 in the trendelenburg position, and 4 out of 10 in a sitting position. Palpation reveals a very weak pedal pulse. You suspect which of the following?


7. Prior to initiating gait training with your next patient, the astute physical therapist performs a chart review. During this review the therapist discovers that this patient has a wound superior to the right medial malleolus, LE pulses are normal, and is experiencing severe RLE edema. What effect do you expect gait training will have on this patients pain?


8. Yellowing of the skin, eye sclera, and lips is most indicative of:


9. Which of the following wound dressings would be most appropriately used to dress infected wounds with large amounts of exudate?


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