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DEBRIDEMENT
REMOVAL OF DEAD TISSUE FROM A WOUND
ESCHAR
SCAB OR DRY CRUST THAT RESULTS FROM EXCORIATION OF THE SKIN
EXUDATE
FLUID CELLS OR OTHER SUBSTANCED THAT HAVE BEEN SLOWLY DISCHARGED FROM CELLS OR BLOOD VESSELS THROUGH SMALL PORES OR BREAKS IN THE CELL MEMBRANES
MACERATION
THE SOFTENING AND BREAKING DOWN OF SKIN RESULTING FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO MOISTURE
SHEAR
APPLIED FORCE OR PRESSURE EXERTED AGAINS THE SURFACE AND LAYERS OF THE SKIN AS TISSUES SLIDE IN OPPOSITE BUT PARRELL LINES
NECROSIS
LOCOLAIZED TISSUE DEATH THAT OCCURS IN GROUPS OF CELLS IN RESPONSE TO DISEASE OR INJURY
ISCHEMIA
A DECREASED SUPPLY OF OXYGENATED BLOOD TO A BODY ORGAN OR PART
GRANULATION TISSUE
SOFT PINK, FLESHY PROJECTIONS OF TISSUE THAT FORM DURING THE HEALING PROCESS IN A WOUND THAT IS NOT HEALING BY PRIMARY INTENTION
DEHISCENCE
SEPARATION OF A WOUND'S EDGES THAT REVEALS UNDERLYING TISSUES
STERILE
FREE OF LIVING MICROORGANISMS
SURGICAL ASEPSIS
PROCEDURES USED TO ELIMINATE ALL MICROORGANISMS INCLUDING PATHOGENS AND SPORES FROM AN OBJECT OR AREA
MICTURITION
URINATION ACT OF PASSING OR EXPELLING URINE VOLUNTARILY THROUGH THE URETHA
STERILE FIELD
SPECIFIED AREA SUCH AS WITHIN A TRAY OR ON A STERILE TOWEL THAT IS CONSIDERED FREE OF MICROORGANISMS
RESIDUAL URINE
VOLUME OF URINE REMAINING IN THE BLADDER AFTER A NORMAL VOIDING; THE BLADDER NORMALLY IS ALMOST COMPLETELY EMPTY AFTER MICTURITION
URINE SPECIFIED GRAVITY
A MEASURE OF THE DEGREE OF CONCENTRATION OF A SAMPLE OF URINE
DORSAL RECUMBENT
LYING ON THE BACK LIKE IN A SUPINE POSITION
FENESTRATED
HAVING NUMEROUS SMALL HOLES OR OPENINGS
PEAK ACTION
THE AMOUNT OF MEDICATIONS IN THE BLOOD THAT REPRESENTS THE HIGHEST LEVEL DURING A DRUG ADMINISTRATION
IDIOSYNCRATIC REACTION
INDIVIDUAL SENSITIVITIES TO DRUG EFFECTS CAUSED BY INHERITED OR OTHER BODILY CONSTITUTION FACTORS
ALLERGY
A HYPERSENSITIVE REACTION TO INTRINSICALLY COMMON, HARMLESS ANTIGEN MOST OF WHICH ARE ENVIROMENTAL
SIDE EFFECT
ANY REACTION OR CONSEQUENCE THAT RESULTS FROM MEDICATION OR THERAPY
MDI
METERED DOSE INHALER: INHALER DESIGNED TO PRODUCE LOCAL EFFECTS SUCH AS BRONCHODILATION
OTIC
PERTAINING TO THE EAR
ANAPHYLAXIS
AN EXAGGERATED LIFE THREATENING HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTION TO A PREVIOUSLY ENCOUNTERED ANTIGEN
MYDRIATICS
ANYONE OF SEVERAL OPHTHALMIC PHARMACEUTIC PREPARATIONS THAT DILATE THE PUPIL AND PARALYZE THE OCULAR MUSCLES OF ACCOMODATION
PRURITUS
SYMPTOM OF ITCHING
ASPIRATE
TO WITHDRAW FLUID OR AIR FROM A CAVITY
DEBRIDEMENT
REMOVAL OF DEAD TISSUE FROM A WOUND
ESCHAR
SCAB OR DRY CRUST THAT RESULTS FROM EXCORIATION OF THE SKIN
EXUDATE
FLUID CELLS OR OTHER SUBSTANCED THAT HAVE BEEN SLOWLY DISCHARGED FROM CELLS OR BLOOD VESSELS THROUGH SMALL PORES OR BREAKS IN THE CELL MEMBRANES
MACERATION
THE SOFTENING AND BREAKING DOWN OF SKIN RESULTING FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO MOISTURE
SHEAR
APPLIED FORCE OR PRESSURE EXERTED AGAINS THE SURFACE AND LAYERS OF THE SKIN AS TISSUES SLIDE IN OPPOSITE BUT PARRELL LINES
NECROSIS
LOCOLAIZED TISSUE DEATH THAT OCCURS IN GROUPS OF CELLS IN RESPONSE TO DISEASE OR INJURY
ISCHEMIA
A DECREASED SUPPLY OF OXYGENATED BLOOD TO A BODY ORGAN OR PART
GRANULATION TISSUE
SOFT PINK, FLESHY PROJECTIONS OF TISSUE THAT FORM DURING THE HEALING PROCESS IN A WOUND THAT IS NOT HEALING BY PRIMARY INTENTION
DEHISCENCE
SEPARATION OF A WOUND'S EDGES THAT REVEALS UNDERLYING TISSUES
STERILE
FREE OF LIVING MICROORGANISMS
SURGICAL ASEPSIS
PROCEDURES USED TO ELIMINATE ALL MICROORGANISMS INCLUDING PATHOGENS AND SPORES FROM AN OBJECT OR AREA
MICTURITION
URINATION ACT OF PASSING OR EXPELLING URINE VOLUNTARILY THROUGH THE URETHA
STERILE FIELD
SPECIFIED AREA SUCH AS WITHIN A TRAY OR ON A STERILE TOWEL THAT IS CONSIDERED FREE OF MICROORGANISMS
DILUENT
A SUBSTANCE USUALLY A FLUID THAT MAKES A SOLUTION OR A MIXTURE LESS CONCENTRATED LESS VISCOUS OR MORE LIQUID
INDURATION
HARDENING OF A TISSUE PARTICULLARLY SKIN BECASUE OF EDEMA OR INFLAMMATION
INTRADERMAL
WITHIN THE DERMIS OF THE SKIN
TRANSDERMAL
TOPICALLY
GRANULATION
the formation of granulation tissue, esp. in healing
PRIMARY DRESSING
a covering (as of ointment or gauze) applied to a lesion
STERILE FLUID
free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms; "aseptic"
PLATEAU
period of little or no apparent progress in an individual's learning, marked by an inability to increase speed, reduce number of errors, etc., and indicated by a horizontal stretch in a learning curve or graph.