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Largest system in the body (epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous)

Integumentary system skin

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What are the function of the skin.?

Defense
Prevent excess fluid loss
Provide sensory perception
Synthesis and activation of vitamin d

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Shallow involving loss of epidermis and partial loss of dermis

Partial thickness wounds

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Extend into the dermis or deeper

Full thickness wound

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Primary wound healing process

Hemostasis
Inflammation
Proliferation (granulation)
Remodeling phase / scar contracture

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What are the 4 types of drainage?

Serous
Serosanguinous
Purulent (pus)
Mucus

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What is the function of drainage.?

Dilution of toxin produced by bacteria.
Transport WBC, plasma protein, antibodies to site,
Transport of bacteria, dead cell, debris from site.

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What are the signs and symptoms bog inflammation?

Redness, warmth, swelling, decreased function, fever and increase WBC can occurs with extensive inflammation, skin or mucous membrane.

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What patients are in risk of infection.?

Pt with compromise immune system
Very young or very old
Diabetes, leukemia, anemia, or other blood disorders
Impaired skin integrity
Malnourished

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increase WBC and neutrophils,

Acute infections/ inflammation