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1

Order dressings from nonocclusive/permeable to occlusive/impermeable.

Air, loose-weave gauze, fine-weave gauze, calcium alginates, impregnated gauze, semipermeable film, semipermeable foam, hydrogels (sheet), hydrocolloids, latex

2

Order dressings from most moisture retentive to least.

Aginates, semipermeable foam, hydrocolloids, hydrogels, semipermeable films, layers of gauze, gauze pad, nonwoven gauze, woven gauze

3

What types of dressings can be used on granular non-draining wounds?

Gauze, impregnated gauze, transparent film, hydrogel, hydrocolloid

4

What types of dressings can be used on granular draining wounds?

gauze, alginate, semipermeable foam, hydrocolloid

5

What types of dressings can be used on necrotic non-draining wounds?

gauze, impregnated gauze, transparent film, hydrogel, hydrocolloid

6

What types of dressings can be used on necrotic draining wounds?

gauze, alginate, semipermeable foam, hydrocolloid

7

What are good dressing options for wound infection?

avoid occlusive... rebandage daily... can use gauze, alginate, semipermeable foam

8

What are the e-stim parameters for wound care? Direct, Immersion, Periwound

Frequency: 80-115 Hz
Intensity: 75-200 V (submotor)
Interpulse Interval: 50-100 microsec
Active cathode for infected
Active anode for granulation/epithelialization
Time 45-60 min
Frequency 3-7 days/wk

9

What are the ultrasound parameters for wound care? Direct, Immersion, Periwound

Frequency: 3.0 for superficial, 1.0 for deep
Intensity: .5-1.0 pulsed, continuous

10

What are the ultrasound parameters for wound care? Noncontact low frequency

Frequency: 25-40 kHz
Time: 20-60 sec be cm2, minimum of 4 min for wounds

11

What are the hyperbaric oxygen parameters for wound care?

100% oxygen at 1.5-2.5 ATM
90-120 min
2x/day 3x/wk
10-60 sessions
if not 50% decrease in 10 treatments, wound is unlikely to respond