Is your wound care knowledge up to date? Find out how you stack up with this 10-question quiz!

The Wound Care Matters project is a joint effort by the Wound Care Education Institute® and Nurse.com. Its goal is to raise awareness about the devastating effects of wound care knowledge gaps in the U.S. healthcare system and how clinicians can empower themselves and their organizations to close these gaps with wound care education.  Learn more at https://bit.ly/2Xdln7H.

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* 1. A pyoderma gangrenosum ulcer has what distinctive characteristic?

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* 2. A homeless patient arrives at the local emergency department with maggots covering the lateral malleolus.  What is the best way to remove the maggots?

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* 3. A necrotic painful ulceration that starts as mottling and is often seen in end-stage renal disease patients is related to:

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* 4. What is NOT a common location for arterial ulcers?

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* 5. Which ulcers tend to have even wound margins?

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* 6. Which is NOT an appropriate treatment for a venous ulcer?

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* 7. What is the correct order of the usual progression of pain in a patient with lower extremity arterial disease?

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* 8. What is a true statement about gas gangrene?

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* 9. What dressing product is the best at providing thermal insulation?

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* 10. What is a common problem associated with moisture-retentive dressings?

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