Flashcards in Week 1 Integumentary System And Organ System Deck (14):
Layers of skin
Epidermis - top layer
Dermis - capillaries
Hypodermis - under the skin
Cancer of the melancytes darker part of the epidermis
What does abcde stand for
Protection cell of the epidermis
Cools gown sweat is odurless
What is integumentary system ?
Functions of the integumentary system
Cutaneous sensation (feel when touch)
Rule of nines means what
Divides the body into 11 areas each accounting for 9% of total body area plus 1% for genitals
Three types of skin cancer
Basal cell carcinoma ( most common)
Squamous cell carcinoma ( second most common)
Why is 3rd degree burns and burns to the face life threatening?
3rd burns lose fluid which contains protein and electrolytes which can lead to dehydration
Neck and face can cause swelling and hard to breath or no breathing
What is in the epidermis and dermis layer
EPI - The cells include karatinocytes melanocytes dendritic cells (protective cells ) and tactile cells (touch nerve receptor )
Dermis - nerv fibres blood vessels lymphatic vessels sweat glands
Skin colour is determined by?
The amount of blood pigment and oxygen level of the blood
The epidermis provides a physical barrier largely due to the presence of ?
Keratin( protection cells of the epidermis )