While assessing a patient you discover that after pinching the skin on the back

While assessing a patient you discover that after

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While assessing a patient, you discover that after pinching the skin on the back of the hand, it remains peaked. This is a sign of    A)
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hydration  intoxication.    B)
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water  intoxication.    C)
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dehydration.    D)
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advanced skin  cancer.    E) 
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malfunctioning  elastin.    Answer:  
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Diff: 2  Skill: 
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Level 2  Questions:  Reviewing  Concepts 
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63) 
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A surgical incision parallel to the lines of cleavage    A)
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closes and heals with relatively little scarring.    B)
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has a tendency  to reopen.    C)
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heals slower  than incisions made perpendicular to the lines of cleavage.    D)
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does not affect  the healing process.    E) 
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requires no  sutures.    Answer:  
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Diff: 2  Skill: 
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Level 1  Questions:  Reviewing Facts  and Terms
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