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Layers of epidermis in correct order
Answer bank: bone, fascia of muscle, muscle, dermis, epidermis, subcutaneous later, strat corneum, strat germinativum
facscia of muscle
What can lead to breakdown (_______ status + 3 things)
mobility status, increaes pressure, shearing, and friction
what is important for formation of collagen
vit c, zink, copper
What is the biggest issue for wounds?
What leads to maceration
what 3 adverse affects of fever increase risk of wounds
increases metabolic rate
increased need for oxygen
Stage 1 pressure injury:
intact skin with non-blanchable erythema or dyschromia
Stage 2 pressure injury:
Partial thickness injury w/ visibility to the papillary layer of the dermis.
Stage 3 pressure injury:
destruction of the papillary and reticular layer but not the subcut tissue. Full-thickness. full involvement of epi and invasion of dermis.
Stage 4 pressure injury:
Deep, full-0thickness tissue loss w/ exposed bone, tendon, or muscle.
Deep tissue injury:
intact but bruised or discolored skin w/ potential for rapid deterioration
What organ has the highest resistance to hypoxia?
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