SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 1
A break in the continuity of the skin caused by violence or trauma to the tissue.
Contusion. (para 1-1a(7))
Laceration. (para 1-1a(3))
The rest and quiet keeps infection in the injured area from spreading to other
parts of the body. (para 1-1b(5))
Complication. (para 1-1c)
A keloid is excessive scar tissue growth.
Dead or edematous tissue.
Damaged arteries. (para 1-1g)
Abnormalities in endocrine function
Hormone production and carbohydrate metabolism.
(para 1-2a through d)
Foreign matter in the wound may not be able to be seen because it is buried
in fatty tissue.
The relatively few blood vessels in fatty tissue cause such tissue to separate
easily. Tissue which separates easily heals slowly. (para 1-2b)
Removing any foreign bodies.
Apply cold compresses for 12 hours.
Pad the affected area.
Wrap an ace bandage around the area snugly.