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_____ ulcerations – often associated with trauma, so are usually located at the ends or tops of toes, on the heel, the ball of the foot, or over malleoli. Also quite painful.
____% mortality if 3 risk factors present
Superficial _____ increase the risk of venous insufficiency, leading to edema and changes in the soft tissues and skin
Chemoprophylaxis: For outpatient, use ______ on open areas as a prophylactic …(but must not use on the face, if pregnant, or if states sulfa allergic)
Steroids inhibit the inflammatory phase of wound healing and the effect is directly proportional to the _____ of the steroid.
_____ Ulcers: Develop when the pressure against the area of the body involved is greater than the capillary closing pressure of 32mmHg for more than two hours, causing skin death.
In addition to effecting collagen synthesis, steroids inhibit epithelialization, and contribute to increased rates of _____
Less than 10% TBSA in adult, Less than 5% TBSA in child or elderly, or less than 2% of full thickness burn can be treated ________
Burn that is perceptive of pressure only. Heals in over 21 days. Hypertrophic scarring and severe risk of contracture.
The presence of bacteria without multiplication.
Burn that is perceptive of deep pressure only.
A single bed-bound patient must be re-positioned over _____ times a year.
The Rule of Nines – estimates total body surface area (TBSA) that has been burned, and includes all areas that are _______, or worse
DO give antibiotics for feces in wound, ALL ______ bites, mammalian bites on hands, full thickness oral lacs, and puncture wounds in foot with entry through tennis shoe or thong
_____ admission or burn center referral if: high voltage injury, suspected inhalation injury, circumferential burn, or high-risk patient (e.g. diabetic)
Burn that is painful to air and heat. Heals in 7-20 days, possible pigment change.
Keloid scars rise above the skin, but ____ beyond the border of the original wound. Occurs 3 months after the initial insult.
Vitamins A and ___ are the ones most closely associated with wound healing
_______ must not be used in wounds of the fingers, toes, ears, nose, or penis due to the risk of tissue necrosis secondary to arteriole vasospasm!!
_____ formation is 15x more common in darkly-pigmented people, while hypertrophic scarring (HTS) is more common in in lightly- pigmented people.
Infections occur in ____% of traumatic wound repairs.
Dry, red burn that blanches with pressure. Painful. Heals in 3-6 days with no scarring
Burn that appears waxy white or leathery gray or charred black; dry and inelastic, does not blanch.
Burn that has no healing if >2% TBSA; Very severe risk of contracture,
Burn caused by immersion scald from flame, grease, steam, chemical, electricity.
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Inhalation injury: Monitor _______ level with arterial blood gas assessment
Topical application of Vitamin ____ will stimulate collagen synthesis and epithelialization in people on steroids
Cooling: Cool for several hours to decrease pain and further injury. Use sterile saline-soaked gauze, not _____. Avoid hypothermia.
Burn caused by scald from flame, oil, or grease. Fragile blisters, wet or waxy dry, variable color, and does not blanch.
_____ Boot - which is gauze impregnated with zinc paste, calamine lotion and glycerin - is commonly applied for the treatment of venous stasis ulcers.
Chemoprophylaxis: Use ______ ointment for face
Cleaning: Do not directly debride ______. Emulsify it over several days with bacitracin, or water and mineral oil
Burn caused by scald (water) or flash exposure. Blisters, moist, red, weeping, blanches with pressure.
Name a bacteria most commonly responsible for wound infections.
_____ ulcerations - most common cause of lower extremity ulcers, develop secondary to venous insufficiency. Located below knee. Painful.
Presence of host response in reaction to deposition and multiplication of bacteria.
Name one of the 6 C's of Ambulatory Burn Management
Age greater than 60, more than 40% TBSA burned, and inhalation injury are 3 major ____ factors in adults.
Follow up: see patient in _____ hours, then again in 48-72 hours.
For laceration treatment, irrigate with 60ml of sterile saline per _____ of wound
____ is essential for wound healing, but supplementation is of unproven benefit if it is not deficient
Irrigating the wound is best accomplished with _______ without additives.
_____% mortality if 0 risk factors present
Increased rates of wound _____ in Diabetes Mellitus. The small vessel disease in DM results in tissue hypoxemia.
____ sores: signficant problem in elderly and critically ill patients resulting in chronic pain and a clearly decreased quality of life.
Multiplication without host response.
Hypertrophic scars (HTS) and keloids represent an overabundance of _____ in the healing process
Burn caused by UV light (sunburn), very brief flash exposure.
Those with suspected inhalation injury should be admitted for observation for _____ hours – they can go downhill fast
Clothing: Remove all burned, chemically exposed clothing. Leave _____ areas in place.

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Created Apr 22, 2012ReportNominate
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