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Ch 22: Integumentary Nursing Actions

About This Chapter

This comprehensive online chapter offers simple explanations of integumentary nursing actions. Study these lessons at any time to prepare for upcoming nursing exams, complete class assignments or bring up your grades.

Integumentary Nursing Actions - Chapter Summary

Improve your understanding of integumentary nursing actions with this self-paced online chapter. These bite-sized lessons show you patient management and nursing protocols related to negative pressure wound therapy, pressure reduction surfaces and fecal management devices. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify devices that are used for negative pressure wound therapy
  • Evaluate wound VAC indications
  • Explain how pressure reduction surfaces help with patient management
  • Recognize the functions of fecal management devices

Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you commit important nursing terms to memory. You can submit questions to our instructors if you have any, and we've made the chapter available to access on any computer or mobile device. The chapter's resources are available whenever you have free time to study.

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