Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

ADN 2 CH 20

ADN 2 CH 20 (GLOSSARY)

QuestionAnswer
dehiscence: partial or complete separation of wound edges
evisceration: protrusion of organs through the surgical incision
first-intention healing: method of healing in which wound edges are surgically approximated and integumentary continuity is restored without granulation
Phase I PACU: area designated for care of surgical patients immediately after surgery and for patients whose condition warrants close monitoring
Phase II PACU: area designated for care of surgical patients who have been transferred from a phase I PACU because their condition no longer requires the close monitoring provided in a phase I PACU
Phase III PACU: setting in which the patient is cared for in the immediate postoperative period and then prepared for discharge from the facility
postanesthesia care unit (PACU): area where postoperative patients are monitored as they recover from anesthesia; formerly referred to as the recovery room or postanesthesia recovery room
second-intention healing: method of healing in which wound edges are not surgically approximated and integumentary continuity is restored by the process known as granulation
third-intention healing: method of healing in which surgical approximation of wound edges is delayed and integumentary continuity is restored by apposing areas of granulation
Created by: xsavier1