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Quiz: Wound Management

Karl C. Maritato, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal), MedVet Cincinnati and MedVet Dayton

Surgery, Soft Tissue

|May 2016|Peer Reviewed|Web-Exclusive

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Quiz: Wound Management

Knowing how to address a wound is essential to ensure proper healing and a successful outcome. Use this quiz to review key principles of wound management.

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Wound maturation occurs chronologically, in the following overlapping phases: inflammatory/debridement, repair, and maturation.  

Based on the order of Figures A, B, and C as presented, which stages of wound maturation and healing are shown?

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The wound described in Question 1 has now undergone maturation after treatment.

What type of wound closure technique was used?

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A 9-year-old spayed Great Dane was presented for excision of a 15-cm grade 1 soft tissue sarcoma on the medial aspect of the proximal tibia. The surgical site was partially closed (PC) and partially left open to heal (PLO) over time. 

If the 2 regions of the incision heal as described, what type of wound healing would occur in each area?

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The incision site in Question 3 (surgical wound on the medial tibia partially closed and partially left open) was bandaged and at the first bandage change, the areas of primary closure had dehisced and the wound was covered in exudate. The area was thoroughly lavaged. 

Which of the following lavage solutions can result in a lower wound infection rate?

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The figure above shows a wound covered in exudate.

Which of the following materials is not appropriate for use in a moderately to highly exudative wound?

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Healthy granulation tissue can form during bandaging and wound management.

Which of the following techniques is being depicted?

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