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.

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
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

Dona's stack

Pathology

TermDefinitionSigns and SymptomsTreatment
Animal Parasites: BODY LICE PEDICULUS HUMANUS CORPORIS Closely related to head lice except they tend to live on the hosts clothing, especially in the seams. Itchy rash that gets worst. Clothing must be examined in order to find the lice. Topical pesticides include preparation of pyrethrum, malathion, and lindane. Delay massage for a client with an infestation till after treatment is complete. Antihistamines and Antibiotics if necessary.
Animal Parasites: PUBIC LICE Pthirus Pubis Tiny insects that look a lot like their nickname, crabs. They infest hair in the groins, armpits, mustaches, bears, eyebrows, lashes They look like tiny white crabs. Symptoms include itching that gets progressively worst Topical pesticides include preparation of pyrethrum, malathion, and lindane. Delay massage for a client with an infestation till after treatment is complete. Antihistamines and Antibiotics if necessary.
FUNGAL INFECTIONS: Tinea Capitis, Tinea Corporis, Tinea Cruris, Tinea Pedis, Tinea manuum, Onychomycosis, Tinea versicolor. Fungal infection of the human skin. Also called Mycoses. Caused by a fungi called dermatophytes. The characteristic lesion is called tinea. Most tinea lesions are reddened circular itchy patches. Scratching the lesion will cause it to spread to other parts of the body. Some my produce oozing blisters and cracking between toes. Some my cause discolored nails that may detached. Massage has no positive impact on fungal infections. Practice caution on areas affected if massage is necessary in unaffected parts of the body. Topical antifungal creams or powders. Oral antifungal medications. Keep area dry. No tight clothing.
Herpes Simplex ; Type 1 Type 2 A viral infections that result in painful blisters on a red base. Type 1 are lesions that appear in the mouth. Type 2 are lesions that appear in the genital area. Outbreaks are preceded by a prodomic stage; 2or 3 days of tingling, itching, or pain. Painful blisters appear, usually around the mouth or genitals. It then gradually crust and disappear within 2 weeks. No treatments to fully eradicate Herpes. Outbreak prevention is key. Antiviral medications to shorten duration. Topical creams. Prophylactic medications may reduce frequency outbreaks. Massage has no positive effect on a client with Herpes.
Staphylococcus Infections: Staphylococcus Aureus A common group of bacteria that causes a variety of infections in the body. They appear in the form of boils, folliculitis, or other interconnected clusters. Most form a painful, hot, red, pustules on the skin. They may occur singly, in groups, or in clusters. Topical antibiotic ointments for localized infections. Hot compress. Draining or excising the lesion by a physician. Oral antibiotics if necessary. Contra indicate massage due to its ability to spread deeper into the body or from one person to another
Animal Parasites: MITES SARCOPTES SCABEII Tiny mites are arthropods that cause the skin lesions called scabies. The females burrow into the epidermis where they feed on the damaged skin cells, defecate and urinate, and lay eggs , so the next generation can carry on. Visual diagnosis is based on the trails they leave behind. The skin looks reddish or grayish lines around the areas like the groin, elbows, belt line, or between fingers. Other signs are secondary bacterial infections and the irritated blisters and nodu Topical pesticides include preparation of pyrethrum, malathion, and lindane. Delay massage for a client with an infestation till after treatment is complete. Antihistamines and Antibiotics if necessary.
Animal Parasites: HEAD LICE Pediculus Humanus Capitis Wingless insects that live in head hair and suck blood from the scalp. Newly laid eggs or nits are found at the ase of the hair sift mostly behind the ears and along the back of the head. Symptoms includes itching and the sensation of movement on the scalp. Topical pesticides include preparation of pyrethrum, malathion, and lindane. Delay massage for a client with an infestation till after treatment is complete. Antihistamines and Antibiotics if necessary.
Created by: donalynpunio