EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS. The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or
by writing the answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
List three factors involved in the development of infection in a wound.
Basic signs of infection at the wound site include pain and tenderness,
redness and swelling, increased local temperature, formation of ___________,
_________________________ is a condition in which infection spreads
through the subcutaneous layer of skin.
In the Gram-stain procedure, gram-___________________organisms take up
and retain a crystal violet stain which appears purplish under a microscope. The
organisms which retain the pink or red counterstain are gram-_______________
In a ____________________________infection, local abscess formations
can be firm initially, become fluctuant, and then drain spontaneously.