Ch. 39 Skin

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  1. What is a level 1 pressure ulcer?(Sunburn)
    Nonblanchable erythema of intact skin
  2. Stage 2 Pressure ulcer?
    Partial-thickness skin loss involving epidermis ordermis
  3. Stage 3 Pressure Ulcer?
    Full-thickness skin loss involving damage or loss ofsubcutaneous tissue
  4. What is a stage 4 pressure ulcer?
    Full-thickness skin loss with damage to muscle, bone, orsupporting structures
  5. What is stage 3 Pressure ulcer
    Full-thickness skin loss involving damage or loss ofsubcutaneous tissue.
  6. What are risk factors for pressure ulcers development? How do you get them?
    • Immobilization
    • Elderly persons in nursing homes or hospitals
    • Incontinence
    • Lying in bed or sitting in wheelchair without changing positions
    • Lying for hours on x-ray or operating tables
    • Coarse bed sheets used for turning by dragging
  7. What is Pruritus?
    Chronic itching
  8. What are 2 most common SKIN inflammatory disorders. (D and E)
    Dermatitis or eczema
  9. Allergic contact dermatitis manifestations?
    Erythema, swelling, itching, vesicular lesions
  10. What is irritant contact dermatitis and treatment?-cleaning
    Chemical irritation from acids or prolong exposure.

    Remove stimulus and apply topical agents.
  11. Psoriasis
    Chronic, relapsing, proliferation of skin resulting in plaques that are scaly, thick and silvery.
  12. What is acne vulgaris?
    Hyperkeritinization, excess sebum production and follicular proliferation of Propionibacterium acnes.
  13. What is Herpes simplex 1 associated with?
    Oral infections (cold sore, fever blister)
  14. What is HSV-2 Caused associated with?
    Genital infections but can occur anywhere on the skin.
  15. What are warts?
    Benign Lesions caused by HPV
  16. How are warts treated?
    Salicylic acid or cryotherapy.
  17. What are Verereal Warts? Looks and location, symptoms
    Cauliflower-like occur on moist areas along glans of penis, vulva and anus. (Most common STI.

  18. What is discoid Lupus?
    Restricted to the skin, photosensitivity, face most common site of lesion involvement (Butterfly pattern)
  19. What is candidiasis Albicans?
    Can change from commensal organism to pathogen. Likes moist and warm environments.

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Ch. 39 Skin
2013-02-21 20:54:30
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