Flashcards in Chapter 36 Med Terms Deck (41)
A bright red flush on the skin occurring after pressure is relieved.
Renewal, regrowth, the replacement of destroyed tissue cells by cells that are identical or similar in structure and function.
An exudate containing large amounts of red blood cells; also called hemorrhagic exudate.
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
Inflammatory material consisting of a combination of clear and blood-tinged drainage.
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.
A combination of friction and pressure that, when applied to the skin, results in damage to the blood vessels and tissues.
A bath in which the client sits in warm water to help soothe and heal the perineum
The formation about pus.
Healing that occurs in wounds left open for 3 to 5 days and then closed with sutures, staples, or adhesive skin closures.
Constricted blood vessels.
An increase in the diameter of blood vessels.
growing only in the presence of oxygen
growing only in the absence of oxygen
closed tissue surfaces
a strip of cloth used to wrap some part of the body
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
a protein found in the connective tissue; a whitish protein substance that adds tensile strength to a wound
a moist gauze dressing applied frequently to an open wound, sometimes medicated
removal of infected and necrotic material
the partial or total rupturing of a sutured wound; usually involves an abdominal wound in which the layers below the skin also separate
extrusion of the internal organs
loss of the superficial layers of the skin
an insoluble protein formed fibrinogen during the clotting of blood
rubbing; the force that opposes motion
young connective tissue with new capillaries formed in the wound healing process