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  1. Pustules/Puss Pockets can?
    Can have an odor and be of any color.
  2. Fissure is?
    A linear opening of skin which extends into the dermis. Ex: cracking of the skin.
  3. Crust is?
    The result of drying of plasma or cellular exudate on the skin
  4. Diffuse means?
    Over a large area
  5. Linear
  6. Annular
    Rounded. Ex: ringworm
  7. Eschar is?
    Thick, leathery necrotic tissue. Black or brown color. Can be loose, firm, hard, soft, or boggy (squishy)
  8. Slough is?
    Loose, stringy necrotic tissue. White, yellow, tan, brown or green. Loose or firm. Chicken fat looking.
  9. Granulation is?
    An active process that fills the wound with new tissue, collagen by the fibroblasts and new blood vessels.
  10. Granulation is what color?
  11. Granulation texture is?
    Smooth and velvety
  12. Granulation tissue becomes?
    Scar tissue.
  13. Epithelialization means?
    Epidermal cell migration within the cell occurs at the site of hair follicles and at the wound edges.
  14. Epithelialization is __ process and even __ patients can develop epithelium?
    Passive and malnourished.
  15. New epithelium has the appearance of?
    Pink pearls in the wound bed
  16. Albumin is?
    • A plasma protein formed by the liver.
    • Responsible for much of the colloidal osmotic pressure of the blood. Important in regulating the exchange between plasma and cells.
  17. Olfactory?
  18. Aphasia is?
    Complete or partial loss of language including understanding speech, reading, speaking, and writing. Does NOT effect intelligence. Common brain damage due from a CVA
  19. CVA is?
    a stroke
  20. Expressive Aphasia is?
    Brocca's motor or Nonfluent aphasia. Limited speech, slow, halting. Knows what wants to say but can't find words. Writing can be same or more impairs then speech.
  21. Expressive Aphasia is also called?
    Nonfluent Aphasia
  22. Receptive Aphasia is?
    • Wernicke's sensory or fluent aphasia. 
    • Speech that is well articulated, fast and makes no sense. Impaired auditory comprehension. Difficulty understanding spoken and written words- Reception & Receiving. Don't understand they have an issue.
  23. Receptive Aphasia is also called?
    Fluent Aphasia
  24. Anomic/amnesic is?
    difficulties finding words by less than expressing aphasia. Naming an object is hard.
  25. Global Aphasia is?
    Damage to both Brocca's and Wernike's areas. No speech and can't read or write. Meaningless and recurrent sounds- trying to talk but can't.
  26. Dysarthria is?
    Group of speech disorders resulting from disturbance of motor control, weakness, paralysis, or incoordination of oral musculature.

    Difficulty saying words clearly, slurred and heavy speech. Trouble swallowing.
  27. Dysarthria results from?
    Damage to the CNS PNS
  28. What is PERRLA?
    Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to light & Accommodation.
  29. Ventilation is?
    The circulation and gas exchange in the lungs that is basic to respiration.
  30. Thermoregulation is?
    the regulation of temperature within the body.
  31. Hypothalmus is?
    A basal part of the brain that lies beneath the thalamus on each side and regulates vital autonomic actions.
  32. Basal Metabolic Rate is?
    The rate at which heat is given off by an organism at complete rest.
  33. Convection is?
    Movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move up and cooler parts move down.
  34. Pyrogens are?
    A fever producing substance
  35. Hyperthermia is?
    An exceptionally high fever
  36. Heatstroke is?
    A life-threatening condition marked by sweating, high body temp, and collapse that results from long exposure to high heat.
  37. Heat Exhaustion is?
    A condition marked by weakness, nausea, dizziness, and profuse sweating resulting from physical exertion in a hot environment
  38. Hypothermia is?
    A subnormal body temp-cold.
  39. Aphasic is?
    Loss or impairment of the power to use or comprehend words usually resulting from brain damage.
  40. Dyspnea is?
    Difficult or labored respiration.
  41. Tachypnea is?
    Increased rate of respiration
  42. Stridor is?
    A harsh vibrating sound heard during respiration in cases of obstruction of the air passages.
  43. Meconium is?
    A dark greenish color mass that accumulates in the bowel during fetal life and discharged shortly after birth.
  44. Anuria is?
    Absence or defection exertion of the urine
  45. Dysuria is?
    Difficult or painful discharge of urine.
  46. Nocturia is?
    Urination at night
  47. Olifuria is?
    Reduced urine output
  48. Polyuria is?
    Excessive secretion of urine.
  49. Purulent is?
    Containing, consisting of, a puss type discharge
  50. Gravid is?
    Distended with
  51. Decubitus is?
    A bedsore
  52. Erythemia toxicum is?
    A common rash in neonates. Appears in newborn 2-5 days after birth.
  53. Pilondidal Dimpling is?
    Occurs along the crease between the buttocks. (dimple before buttcrack)
  54. Afrebrile is?
    Doesn't have a fever.
  55. Anemia is?
    Blood is deficient in RBC, Hemoglobin, or total volume
  56. Angioedema is?
    Acute or chronic disorder that affects the mucous membranes and underlying tissues and marked by rapid swelling, large welts, and pain.
  57. Apnea is?
    Not breathing.
  58. Atherosclerosis is?
    Abnormal fatty deposits and fibrosis of the inner layer of the arteries.
  59. Auscultatory gap is?
    A diminished or absent Korotkoff sounds during a manual BP.
  60. Biot's Respirations is?
    Abnormal pattern of breathing by groups of quick, shallow inspirations followed by regular or irregular periods of apnea.
  61. Cheyne Stokes is?
    Cycles of respirations that are increasingly deeper then shallower with possible periods of apnea.
  62. Dyslipidemia is?
    A condition marked by abnormal concentrations of lipids or lipoproteins in the blood.
  63. Dysrythmia is?
    Abnormal rhythm of the brain or heart.
  64. Febrile is?
    Having a fever.
  65. Hyperventilation is?
    Excessive rate and depth of respiration leading to abnormal loss of CO2 from the blood.
  66. Hypoxia is?
    A deficiency of O2 reaching the tissues of the blood.
  67. Hypoventilation is?
    Deficient ventilation of the lungs that results in low O2
  68. Kussmaul is?
    Abnormal deep, rapid, labored breathing that occurs as an involuntary response to severe acidosis. Ex: diabetes or kidney failure.
  69. Polycythemia is?
    A condition marked by an abnormal increase in the number of circulating RBC
  70. Preload is?
    To load in advance
  71. Pulse Deficit is?
    The difference in a minutes time between the number of beats of the heart and number of beats of the pulse observes in diseases of the heart.
  72. Pyrexia is?
    Abnormal elevation in body temp.
  73. Reticulocytes are?
    Immature RBC
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