10. During the normal wound healing process, bleeding may occur from even a minor injury because:A. there is a substantial decrease in the number of platelets in and around the wound, which increases the risk of bleeding. B. histamines released by the immune system constrict the blood vessels, which increases the pressure within them. C. new capillaries that stem from intact capillaries are delicate and take time to become as stable as the preexisting capillaries. D. bacteria and other microorganisms invade the wound site and damage the capillaries, which makes them more prone to bleeding. 11. A closed soft-tissue injury characterized by swelling and ecchymosis is called a(n):12. A hematoma develops when:13. Which of the following statements regarding crush syndrome is correct?
14. The hallmark sign of compartment syndrome is:A. a lack of pain despite the severity of the injury. B. extreme redness to the injury site. C. a bounding pulse distal to the injury. D. pain out of proportion to the injury. 15. A 30-year-old male experienced a crushing injury when his arm was trapped between the back of a truck and a loading dock. Upon your arrival, the man’s arm has been freed. Your assessment reveals that his arm is obviously deformed and swollen and is cold and pale. Further assessment reveals an absent radial pulse. You should be MOST concerned that this patient has:16. When assessing a patient with a closed soft-tissue injury, it is MOST important to:
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- Carlos Otero