Eschar: Definition, Formation & Treatment


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Which of the following is NOT a common color of eschars?

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1. An eschar may form after tissue has deliberately been burned. Why would tissue deliberately be burned?

2. Which of the following is NOT useful for preventing eschars from forming?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can determine how well you comprehend eschar formation and treatment. The quiz will also assess your understanding of concepts like common colors of eschars and methods used to remove the dead tissue.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Understand why tissue might be intentionally burned
  • Determine what is useful in the prevention of eschars from forming
  • Define the process of applying chemicals to the skin to remove dead tissue
  • Identify specialized methods to remove eschars

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz help you gain practice with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on eschar formation and treatment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a special eschar removal method and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of methods to remove eschars

Additional Learning

To learn more about eschar, view the lesson entitled Eschar: Definition, Formation and Treatment, which covers these objectives:

  • Define eschar
  • Realize how eschars form
  • Understand the special process used to remove eschars