CNAChpt18April

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Chapter 18 Terms
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  1. Areas of the body where the bone lies close to the skin
    Bony Prominences
  2. Wound in which the skin’s surface is not broken
    Closed Wound
  3. The inner layer of the two main layers of tissue that make up the skin
    Dermis
  4. A temporary or a chronic skin disorder that results in redness, itching, burning, swelling, cracking, weeping, and lesions; also called dermatitis
    Eczema
  5. The outer layer of the two main layers of tissue that make up the skin
    Epidermis
  6. Death of tissue caused by infection or lack of blood flow
    Gangrene
  7. Natural protective covering
    Integument
  8. An area of abnormal tissue or an injury or wound
    Lesions
  9. The pigment in the skin that produces and contains the pigment called
    Melanin
  10. Cell in the skin that produces and contains the pigment called melanin
    Melanocyte
  11. The death of living cells or tissues caused by lack of nourishment to tissues
    Necrosis
  12. Wound in which the skin’s surface is not intact
    Open Wound
  13. Areas of the body that bear much of its weight
    Pressure Points
  14. A serious wound resulting from skin breakdown; also known as decubitus ulcer or bed sore
    Pressure Sore
  15. A chronic skin condition caused by skin cells growing too quickly which results in red, white or silver patches, itching and discomfort
    Psoriasis
  16. A fungal infection that causes red scaly patches to appear in a ring shape, generally on the upper body, or the hands and feet
    Ring Worm
  17. A contagious skin infection caused by mites burrowing into the skin that result in pimple-like irritations, rashes, intense itching, and sores
    Scabies
  18. A viral infection caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox; cause pain, itching, rashes, and possibly fever and chills
    Shingles
  19. A warm soak of the preineal area to cleanse preineal wounds and reduce inflammation and pain
    Sitz Bath
  20. Contagious rough, hard bump caused by a virus
    Wart

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