- Transudate: serous, thin, "weepy"
- Exudate/Pus: thick, cellular debris, contains growth factors important for healing. If infected it will be green, brown, malodorous. Note any odors
3rd question: Slough
-fibrin and pus with a yellow or tan color that is stringy, either adherent or loose Eschar
- definitions vary. include brown, black which is soft or hard as well as leathery and dry
optimal color for granulation? "beefy red"
When epithelial cells migrate and begin to adhere to gran. tissue the appearance will be paler pink for white people and darker for black people. No longer "wound bed"=new skin and cont. to heal