WoundSource Practice Accelerator: Skin Care
Test your knowledge based on your learning from the materials provided in the WoundSource Practice Accelerator program on moisture-associated skin damage treatment and prevention.
1. What are the four categories of moisture-associated skin damage (MASD)?
Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis, Peristomal MASD, Periwound MASD, and Candidiasis
Incontinence-Associated Dermattis, Peristomal MASD, Periwound MASD, and Intertriginous Dermatitis.
Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis, Peristomal MASD, Periwound MASD, and Dermatitis
2. Moisture-associated skin damage involves full-thickness skin loss.
3. Candidiasis is one of the most common secondary infections.
4. What is the healthy pH range for skin?
5. What types of moisture barriers would best be used to help prevent incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) in an individual with dual incontinence?
Zinc oxide and dimethicone
6. How many times a day should skin be moisturized to help prevent MASD?
Minimum twice daily
Every other day
7. Peristomal MASD can develop around any type of stoma.
8. What is a term used to describe MASD?
9.What are some strategies for preventing MASD in relation to excessive wound exudate?
Alginate or gelling fiber dressings
10. Intertriginous MASD is an inflammatory condition of skin folds that is induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation.
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