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A nurse is teaching a group of 5th grade children

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A nurse is teaching a group of 5th grade children about characteristics of the skin.Which of the following should she mention? Select all that apply.a) Aids in maintaining body temperatureb) Involved in digestion of foodc) Circulates blood throughout the bodyd) Protects against damage to the body from sunlighte) Helps make vitamin D in the bodyf) Largest organ of the bodyCorrect response:• Largest organ of the body• Protects against damage to the body from sunlight• Helps make vitamin D in the body• Aids in maintaining body temperatureExplanation:The skin is the largest organ of the body. The skin is a physical barrier that protects theunderlying tissues and organs from microorganisms, physical trauma, ultravioletradiation, and dehydration. It plays a vital role in temperature maintenance, fluid andelectrolyte balance, absorption, excretion, sensation, immunity, and vitamin D synthesis.The heart, not the skin, circulates blood throughout the body. The digestive system, not
the skin, is involved in digestion of foodWhen assessing a client's terminal hair distribution, the nurse inspects all the followingareas except:
Explanation:The palms are one of the few areas not covered with hair, while the limbs, vertex, andeyebrows all have terminal hair present.Upgrade to remove adsOnly $1/month
A patient recovering from a burn injury is told by the health care provider that hair will nolonger grow on the body part that was burned. The nurse realizes that this patient's burnextended into which skin layer?

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Term
Spring
Professor
AndrewC.Storer
Tags
Speak, Type I and type II errors, stenosis

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