Chapter 20 (Wound Care)

Answer Key to Chapter 20 Learning Activities

  1. a) Mr. Jones has a history of diabetes, is overweight, takes a corticosteroid, and has had a recent life stressor. These factors may all be contributory to the lack of wound healing. b) Other factors that would be important to assess with Mr. Jones would be his current diet and level of dietary protein, smoking, and alcohol consumption.

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