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excessive loss of blood from the vascular system

hemorrhage

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cessation of bleeding

hemostasis

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prescribed or unavoidable restriction of movement in any area of a persons life

immobiity

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deficiency of blood supply caused by obstruction of circulation to the body part

ischemia

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a hypertrophic scar containing an abnormal amount of collagen

keloid

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the wasting away or softening of a solid as if by the action of soaking; often used to describe degenerative changes and eventual disintegration

maceration

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filling an open wound or cavity with a material such as gauze

packing

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macrophages engulf microorganisms and cellular debris

phagocytosis

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reddened areas, sores, or ulcers of the skin occurring over bony prominence

pressure ulcers

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tissue surfaces are approximated (closed) and there is minimal or no tissue loss, formation of minimal granulation tissue and scaring

primary intention healing

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an exudate consisting of leukocytes, liquefied dead tissue debris, and dead and living bacteria

purulent exudate