INTEGUMENTARY NURSING STUDY GUIDE
This 4 page study guide has a guide for cyanosis, ecchymosis, erythema, jaundice, pallor, petechiae, rash, scar, hypopigmentation, and hyperpigmentation. Screening recommendations, Physical inspection of the skin- normal and abnormal findings. Melanoma risk factors, early signs of melanoma, recommendations to reduce skin risk. An overview of the skin, functions of the skin, what to palpate the skin for, and abnormal findings of the skin and the Braden scale. The overview of hair, the physical assessment of it as far as the normal and abnormal findings and the sweat glands and their definitions. The overview of the nails and the physical assessment of the nails, as well as the normal and abnormal findings. The process of wound healing including primary, secondary, and tertiary intention. And the complications including hemorrhage, infection, dehiscence, evisceration, and fistulas. There is also a refresher of the components of an assessment including health history, physical examination, and example questions to ask for the health history and past health history and family history.