Chapter 10 (Integumentary)

Answer Key to Chapter 10 Learning Activities

  1. It would be helpful to assess the sacral area to identify the stage the pressure injury. It would also be helpful to assess Mr. Johns’ albumin level to properly identify nutritional inadequacies and protein levels for wound healing.
  2. Individual factors that increase vulnerability to pressure injury development include weakness, diminished sensation (related to his stroke), diminished mobility, frequent incontinence, decreased nutritional intake, etc.

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