Question : During wound healing, a wound is resistant to infection : 2135505
15. During wound healing, a wound is resistant to infection during which of the following phases?
a. Initial phase
b. Granulation phase
c. Maturation phase
d. Reoccurrence phase
16. The nurse is caring for a client with diabetes who has been admitted for a laparotomy and possible release of adhesions. When planning interventions to promote wound healing, which of the following actions is priority?
a. Maintaining the client’s blood glucose within a normal range
b. Ensuring that the client has an adequate dietary protein intake
c. Giving antipyretics to keep the temperature less than 38.9°C (102°F)
d. Redressing the surgical incision with a dry, sterile dressing twice daily
17. The nurse is caring for an adult client with stage 3 pressure injuries on both heels that has been in hospital for 6 days. Which of the following timeframes for wound assessment is accurate when a client is in the acute care setting?
a. Every 4 hours
b. Every 6 hours
c. Every 12 hours
d. Every 24 hours
18. A client’s temperature has been 38.8°C (101.8°C) for several days. The client’s normal caloric intake to meet nutritional needs is 2 000 calories/day. Knowing that the metabolic rate increases 13% for every 1°C (33.8°C) increase in temperature above 37.8°C (100°F) in body temperature, which of the following is the total calories the client should receive each day?
a. 2 200
b. 2 260
c. 2 600
d. 2 620