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  1. what type of wound thickness is confined to the skin (dermis and epidermis); and heals by regeneration
    partial thickness
  2. what type of wound thickness involves the dermis, epidermis, subcutaneous tissue, and possible muscle and bone; requires connective tissue repair
    full thickness
  3. what are the functions of the skin?
    protection, temperature regulation, psychosocial, sensations, vitamin D production, immunological, absorption, elimination
  4. what are factors that affect tissue integrity? (7)
    very thin/very obese, dehydration, excessive perspiration, jaundice, psoriasis/eczema, chronic illness
  5. what are some skin assessments? (9)
    color, texture, moisture, turgor, lesions (primary and secondary), striae, petechiae, mucous membranes, edema

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Test 3 Flash Cards
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2014-10-22 13:17:15
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