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excoriation

excoriation
skin is scraped or abraded
skin is scraped or abraded
decubitis
the posture adopted by a person who is lying down
the posture adopted by a person who is lying down
contusion
a region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been ruptured; a bruise
a region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been ruptured; a bruise
ecchymosis
a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath
a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath
s initially left open to allow for drainage but is later closed
tunneling
tunneling
hemovac drain
used to remove fluids that build up in an area of your body after surgery or for wounds
used to remove fluids that build up in an area of your body after surgery or for wounds
braden scale
A tool that was developed for predicting pressure ulcer risks
A  tool that was developed for predicting pressure ulcer risks
desiccation
the removal of moisture from something
the removal of moisture from something
proliferative phase
Epithelialization, fibroplasia, and angiogenesis
Epithelialization, fibroplasia, and angiogenesis
granulation tissue
new vascular tissue in granular form on an ulcer or the healing surface of a wound.
new vascular tissue in granular form on an ulcer or the healing surface of a wound.
A wound that is extensive and involves considerable tissue loss, and in which the edges cannot be brought together heals in this manner
tertiary intention
tertiary intention
dehiscence
the splitting or bursting open of a pod or wound
the splitting or bursting open of a pod or wound
evisceration
the removal of viscera
the removal of viscera
unaligned forces pushing one part of a body in one specific direction, and another part of the body in the opposite direction
jackson-pratt drain
jackson-pratt drain
maceration
soften or become softened by soaking in a liquid.
soften or become softened by soaking in a liquid.
maturation phase
when collagen is remodeled from type III to type I and the wound fully closes
when collagen is remodeled from type III to type I and the wound fully closes
also known as the maturation phase; final and longest phase, collagen synthesis is ongoing in order to strengthen the tissue
secondary intention
secondary intention
the healing of a clean wound without tissue loss
remodeling phase
remodeling phase
fistula
an abnormal or surgically made passage between a hollow or tubular organ and the body surface, or between two hollow or tubular organs
an abnormal or surgically made passage between a hollow or tubular organ and the body surface, or between two hollow or tubular organs
a closed-suction medical device that is commonly used as a post-operative drain for collecting bodily fluids from surgical sites.
primary intention
primary intention
debridement
the removal of damaged tissue or foreign objects from a wound
the removal of damaged tissue or foreign objects from a wound
inflammatory response
the blood vessels dilate, letting nutrients, white blood cells, antibodies, enzymes and other beneficial elements into the affected area
the blood vessels dilate, letting nutrients, white blood cells, antibodies, enzymes and other beneficial elements into the affected area
scar
a mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed
a mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed
sanguineous
bloody discharge from a wound
bloody discharge from a wound
process of pus forming
montgomery straps
montgomery straps
eschar
a dry, dark scab or falling away of dead skin
a dry, dark scab or falling away of dead skin
friction
the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
the main structural protein found in skin and other connective tissues, widely used in purified form for cosmetic surgical treatments.
suppuration
suppuration
exudates
a mass of cells and fluid that has seeped out of blood vessels or an organ, especially in inflammation.
a mass of cells and fluid that has seeped out of blood vessels or an organ, especially in inflammation.
inflammatory phase
cells debride injured tissue
cells debride injured tissue
serous exudates
clear, thin, and watery
clear, thin, and watery
described as being “milky” in appearance, it's almost always a sign of infection.
collagen
collagen
serosanguinous exudates
yellowish with small amounts of blood
yellowish with small amounts of blood
epitheliazation
the process that covers a wound with epithelial tissue.
the process that covers a wound with epithelial tissue.
channels that extend from a wound into and through subcutaneous tissue or muscle
purulent exudates
purulent exudates
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