Online Test

Diabetic Foot Ulcers - OT - 3 Hour


You will need to answer 11 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. Peripheral neuropathy effects the _____ nervous system. (p. 3)

2. Symmetric "glove and stocking" loss of sensation is the primary factor predisposing patients to ulcers and infection. (p. 4)

3. Midfoot collapse or "rocker-bottom" foot is most commonly associated with ____. (p. 6)

4. The progression to foot ulceration can be attributed to impaired arterial supply, neuropathy, musculoskeletal deformities, infection, or a combination of these factors. (p. 8)

5. Which of the following is NOT an identified risk factor for diabetic foot ulcer? (p. 8-9)

6. Which type of ulcer is painful, has minimal bleeding, and is typically located on the tips or between toes? (p. 10-11)

7. Which wound classification system categorizes wounds based on grade (depth of lesion) and stage (presence of infection or ischemia)? (p. 11-14)

8. Which of the following is NOT normally utilized as part of a typical diabetic foot ulcer evaluation? (p. 14-19)

9. The ankle brachial index (ABI) is used to determine the extent of the vascular problem. It measures the diastolic blood pressures in the ankles. (p. 17)

10. The gold standard test for osteomyelitis is a bone biopsy. (p. 20)

11. Which of the following is toxic to growing dermal and epidermal cells and should be avoided? (p. 25)

12. Total contact casting (TCC) is considered the best method of offloading. (p. 27)

13. Which of the following is correct concerning alternative and adjunctive therapies? (p. 27-31)

14. The ________ amputation is a disarticulation through the midtarsal joint, leaving only the talus and calcaneus. (p. 32-34)

15. The correct shoe length for an individual with diabetes is __________. (p. 36-37)

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