Integument System

Integument System - Integument System Ellen S. Adkins, RN,...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/17/11 Integument System Ellen S. Adkins, RN, BSN FNP/DNP student University of South Carolina
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2/17/11 General Largest organ in the body Function Protection from environment Temperature regulation Sensation Absorption Excretion Synthesis of Vitamin D
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2/17/11 Skin Review Structure Skin Hair Nails Sebaceous glands Sweat glands 2 Eccrine – over most of body 2 Apocrine – axillae, genitalia and areolae
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2/17/11 Information About Other Body Systems Respiratory Oxygenation - color Cardiovascular cardiac output – color and wounds Gastrointestinal – GI malabsorption or elimination problems - color Genitourinary – GU – poor filtration, anemia - color Neurological
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2/17/11 Developmental, Cultural and Ethnic Variations Infants – Physiological jaundice, birthmarks, mottling Adolescents – Acne, sexual development Pregnant women – Striae, cholasma, linea alba to negra, vascular spiders Menopausal women – Older adults –
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2/17/11 Health History Integument Biographical Age – normal variations vs. problems Race / Ethnicity Chief Complaint/ HPI P - precipitating R - radiating S – associated symptoms
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2/17/11 Health History Integument Past Medical History Skin disorders Childhood illness Surgeries/Injuries Allergies Chronic medical conditions – endocrine, CV, autoimmune Exposure to Infectious or Contagious Illness Travel Immunizations
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2/17/11 Health History Integument Family History Skin disorders – skin cancer, psoriasis or eczema Cardiovascular disorders – heart or PVD Pulmonary disorders – asthma, chronic lung disease GI disorders – liver, gallbladder, kidney Endocrine – diabetes or thyroid problems Immunological – autoimmune disease ex. Lupus Infectious/Contagious Disease – local or systemic
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2/17/11 Health History Integument Personal/Social History Health Promotion/Maintenance – yearly physical exams, regular
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course NURS 311 taught by Professor Synovec during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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Integument System - Integument System Ellen S. Adkins, RN,...

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