1st Degree Burns
This is also called a superficial burn because it
only goes through the top layer of the skin, the
1st degree is considered the least severe type
Overexposure to the sun (sunburn)
Contact with hot obj
What is it ?
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disease
that is characterized by high blood sugar
High blood sugar or glucose levels result
from defects in insulin secretion.
Low production of insulin (hor
(Pressure Sores/Bed Sores)
Bed sores are caused by
a prolonged pressure on
an area of the body that
interferes with circulation.
They are most common in
areas were bones are
close to the skin like the
Herniated / Slipped Disc
What is it ?
A herniated disc is a disc that is damaged.
A disc is a spongy shock absorber in
between each vertebra of the spine. They
allow for movement of the spine.
They are most
common in the
Preeclampsia is when an expecting
mother develops high blood pressure and
protein in her urine.
Preeclampsia usually develops during the
second part of the pregnancy.
With preeclampsia swelling in the
What is it?
MS is a chronic disease that
attacks the central nervous
system that includes the brain,
spinal cord, and optic nerve.
It is often a disabling disease.
It is an autoimmune disease
because the body attacks th