Dog Bite Puncture Wounds: Care & Signs of Infection


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All dog bite puncture wounds require what care?

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1. Which is the best reason that a dog bite should be closed with sutures or staples rather than skin glue?

2. Symptoms of an infected dog bite wound do not include which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about dog bite puncture wounds? Find out and see what you know about treatment options for them by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can see how much you know about the following topics:

  • Requirements for caring for all dog bite puncture wounds
  • Local signs of a wound infection
  • Symptoms of an infected dog bite
  • When rabies vaccinations would be recommended

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about when a dog bite should be closed with sutures or staples rather than skin glue
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on treating dog bite puncture wounds
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to tell if a wound is infected and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more if you use the lesson called Dog Bite Puncture Wounds: Care & Signs of Infection. Some goals you can complete include to be able to:

  • Determine why dog bites occur
  • Examine the effects of a dog bite puncture wound
  • See when rabies might be an issue after a dog bite