Scald Injury 2016 Test
User ID: Date:03/04/2024
All hot water in kitchens and bathrooms should be set below?
None of the Above
______________ which stops the flow of hot water at 120 degrees should be available to all elderly and desabled:
Hot water heaters
None of the above
Which of the following are ways to reduce/avoid scalds when using a stove?
Lower the flame and cook slower.
Only cook on an electic stove.
Use long, bright colored cords so as they are easily seen.
Turn handles on your pots around so they cannot be pulled over.
How quickly can boiling water cause a scald?
At least 2 minutes
At least 30 minutes
Which of the following are immediate concerns with a scald burn?
Prompt wound healing
Adequate pain management
All of the above
Most burns heal best in a _________ environment:
Pain medications should only be used to the maximum amount compatible with ____________________:
Patient pain level
Seriousness of the burn
All of the above.
How long does it typically take a scald burn to heal without surgical treatment?
When a scald burn occurs, cool the scalded area under cool tap water for a minimum of ______ minutes:
Microwave popcorn vapor can reach a temperature of:
A third degree burn can occur after 15 seconds at:
How hot should a child's bath water be?
ANSWER THE FOLLOWING TRUE OR FALSE
Only placing an individual in a bath or shower after the tap is off or temerature tested can help avoid scald burns:
As long as you have tested the temperature of the water, it is okay to allow your developmentally disabled client to bathe unsupervised:
Always remove clothing when a scald burn occurs:
As long as you follow the directions on the package and not overcook it, microwave food is safe to eat right out of the microwave:
To help dry the scald burn out, put an ample amount of baby poweder on it to promote healing:
All scald burns are preventable:
Which of the following statements are true?
Always call 911 if the scald is to the face, genitals or larger than a child's hand
Call 911 if the burn is deep, even if the individual says they don't feel any pain
Call 911 if the burn looks raw angry or blistered.
All of the above
What is the first step when a scald burn occurs?
Cover the area with loose, light, non-sticky dressing
Cool the scalded area under cool tap water
Make sure the area is safe to recover the victim and it is safe to move them from the source of the scald