Health Assessment Exam 1 Skin, hair, and nails

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Level of Consciousness

Alert & oriented to person, place, situation, and time

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Purpose of skin

Eliminate fluid, waste, absorbs vitamin D & contains moisture & heat

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Vernix Caseosa

Protective coating babies are born with

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Linea Nigra

Line of dark hair on pregnant womens belly

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Striae

Stretch-marks

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Malasma

Pregnancy mask

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Dark skin has a higher change of forming

Keloids

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Alopecia is the loss of

Hair

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Hair suidism is

Hair where it doesn't belong (Beards on women)

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Priutius is

Itching

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Vitiligo is

Loss of pigment (Blotchy spots)

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What does ABCDE stand for

Asymmetry

Border

Color

Diameter

Evolution

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Most deadly skin cancer is

Malignant melanoma

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What is pallor and how would you check

very white skin, skin color and conjunctiva, mucous membrane, capillary refill, palms

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What is Erythema

Redness

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What is cyanosis and how would you check

Bluish color and check lips and fingertips

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What is jaundice and how would you check

Yellowish color, check skin and sclera

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What is diaphoresis

Sweat

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What does it mean to check for tinting

Checking for dehydration

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How do you check for tinting in old people

Skin on clavicle

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Shamrock test check for what

Clubbing (Chronic hypoxia)

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What scale is edema measured on

1+ to 4+ millimeters

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Edema 1+

Small depression can be difficult to see but can be quick refil

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Edema 2+

A 4mm Deep pit taking a few seconds to refill

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Edema 3+

Deep 6mm pit taking 10-12 seconds to refill

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Edema 4+

8mm deep pit taking 20 or more seconds to refill

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Zosteriform

Linear arrangement along a unilateral nerve route (herpes)

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Macule

Flat, color change, circumscribed (Freckle)

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Papule

Something you can feel, solid, elevated (mole or wart)

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Tumor

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