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Surgical Views — Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure: Application and Mechanism of Action CE Article #2

1. Debridement of devitalized tissue in a wound is essential before initiation of VAC therapy for what reason?
2. Which of the following is not required for a VAC bandage?
3. Tissue desiccation during VAC therapy is prevented by
4. Which pressure setting is most commonly used during VAC therapy?
5. Intermittent negative-pressure cycles of 5 minutes on and 2 minutes off result in the greatest increase in blood flow; however, continuous suction is most commonly used because it
6. How often should VAC bandages be changed?
7. VAC therapy has been shown to enhance granulation tissue formation
8. Which is not a reported benefit of VAC therapy?
9. Which is a reported complication of VAC therapy?
10. VAC therapy would be contraindicated for
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