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Friction and Shear
Interventions for Impaired Skin Integrity
Signs of Skin Breakdown
Decreased Skin Turgor
Maintain Clean and Dry Skin
Adequate Nutrition and Hydration
Decreased Level of Consciousness
Stage 1: Intact Skin with Non-blanchable Erythema
Stage 2: Partial Thickness Skin Loss
Stage 3: Full-thickness Skin Loss without Fascial Involvement
Stage 4: Full-thickness Skin Loss with Fascial Involvement
Integrin-Fibronectin interaction--> signals that modulate growth, migration, etc
Post-Op Wound Complications
Increased risk with obesity and anticoagulation
Ice packs, compression
Surgery if in neck
Results from disruption of lymph vessels
Most self-resolve in 6 weeks
Prevent with ABX 1 hour pre-op
May feel popping sensation
Fascial dehiscence: "salmon" colored drainage
Early recognition: Return to OR to close
Late recognition: allow to heal by granulation
Most self resolve
Surgery if not closed in 6 months
Turn, Cough, Deep Breathe (TCDB)
Range of Motion (ROM)
WBC Differential Lab Value
White Blood Cells (WBC)
Red Blood Cell Count (RBC) Lab Values
Women: 3.5-5.5 million cells/ MuL
Men: 4.3-5.9 million cells/ MuL
Hemoglobin (Hgb) Lab Values
Men: 13 - 17 g/dL
Women: 12 - 16 g/dL
Hematocrit (Hct) Lab Values
Women: 36% - 46%
Men: 41% - 53%
Platelet Lab Value
150,000-400,000 Micro L
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