Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


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.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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
remaining cards
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:
restart all cards

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

Wound Drainage

Chapter 10 MOS (Rachel Penwell)

Exudate Material, such as fluid and cells, that had escaped from blood vessels during the inflammatory process.
Serous exudate Consists chiefly of serum, which is the clear portion of the blood. Clear and watery.
Sanguineous exudate Red and consists of red blood cells. Results when capillaries are damaged, allowing the the escape of red blood cells, and is frequently seen in open wounds.
Purulent exudate Contains pus, which consists of leukocytes, dead liqufied tissue debris, and dead and living bacteria. Usually thick and has an unpleasant odor.
Suppuration The process of pus formation.
Serosanguineous exudate Consists of clear and blood-tinged drainage and is commonly seen in surgical incisions.
Purosanguineous exudate Consists of pus and blood and is often seen in a new wound that is infected.
Created by: RachelPenwell