Flashcards in Chapter 12 Deck (10):
Largest system in the body (epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous)
Integumentary system skin
What are the function of the skin.?
Prevent excess fluid loss
Provide sensory perception
Synthesis and activation of vitamin d
Shallow involving loss of epidermis and partial loss of dermis
Partial thickness wounds
Extend into the dermis or deeper
Full thickness wound
Primary wound healing process
Remodeling phase / scar contracture
What are the 4 types of drainage?
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.
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.
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