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Pooled Exudates.

Pus

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A bright red flush on the skin occurring after pressure is relieved.

Reactive Hyperemia

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Renewal, regrowth, the replacement of destroyed tissue cells by cells that are identical or similar in structure and function.

Regeneration

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An exudate containing large amounts of red blood cells; also called hemorrhagic exudate.

Sanguineous Exudate

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Wound in which the tissue surfaces are not approximated and there is extensive tissue loss; formation of excessive granulation tissue and scarring.

Secondary Intention Healing

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Inflammatory material consisting of a combination of clear and blood-tinged drainage.

Serosanguineous Exudate

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Inflammatory material composed of serum (clear portion of blood) derived from the blood and serous membranes of the body such as the peritoneum, pleura, pericardium, and meninges; watery in appearance and has few cells.

Serous Exudate

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A combination of friction and pressure that, when applied to the skin, results in damage to the blood vessels and tissues.

Shearing Force

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A bath in which the client sits in warm water to help soothe and heal the perineum

Sitz Bath

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The formation about pus.

Suppuration

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Healing that occurs in wounds left open for 3 to 5 days and then closed with sutures, staples, or adhesive skin closures.

Tertiary Intention

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Constricted blood vessels.

Vasoconstriction

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An increase in the diameter of blood vessels.

Vasodilation

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growing only in the presence of oxygen

aerboic

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growing only in the absence of oxygen

anaerobic

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closed tissue surfaces

approximated

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a strip of cloth used to wrap some part of the body

bandage

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a type of bandage applied to large body areas (abdomen or chest) that are designed for a specific body part ( arm sling) used to provide support

binder

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a protein found in the connective tissue; a whitish protein substance that adds tensile strength to a wound

collagen

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a moist gauze dressing applied frequently to an open wound, sometimes medicated

compress

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removal of infected and necrotic material

debridement

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the partial or total rupturing of a sutured wound; usually involves an abdominal wound in which the layers below the skin also separate

dehiscence

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necrotic tissue

eschar

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extrusion of the internal organs

evisceration

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loss of the superficial layers of the skin

excoriation

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purulent drainage

exudate

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an insoluble protein formed fibrinogen during the clotting of blood

fibrin

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rubbing; the force that opposes motion

friction

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young connective tissue with new capillaries formed in the wound healing process

granulation tissue

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a confusion or "black eye" resulting fro injury

hematoma