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Integumentary

Treatments

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What are the four types of bacterial infections? Folliculitis, Furuncle, Carbuncle, Impetigo
What are the 3 types of viral infections? Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster, Verucca
What are the 6 types of Fungal infections? Tinea Capitis, corporis, cruris, pedis, unguium, versicolor
What are the 5 types of inflammatory reactions? eczema, suborrheic dermatitis, urticaria, acne and psoriasis
What are the four types of Staph/Strep infections? Macule, vesicle, bulla, pustule
What is the treatment for impetigo? Wash two or three times a day, apply topical antibiotics and avoid scratching and wash linens daily.
What is the treatment for folliculitis? warm, moist compress twice a day to promote drainage, topical antibiotic.
What is the treatment for a furuncle? Warm, moist compress twice a day, PO antibiotic.
What is the treatment for a carbuncle? Incise and drain - pack with wicking sterile gauze, antibiotic,
What is the treatment for Cellulitius? Antibiotic medicine
What are the treatments for viral infections? No treatment, aim at relieving discomfort.
What are the treatments for fungal infections? Topical creams/ointments, powders and shampoos. Antifungal PO meds for severe cases.
What are the treatments for bed bugs? all bedding and clothes laundered, creams containing cortisone, antihistamine meds, Avoid itching, may cause secondary infection.
What is the treatment for suborrheic dermatitis? Shampoo, topical steroids.
What is the treatment for Urticaria? remove the cause, antihistamines
What is the treatment for acne? Use cleansing agents, antibiotics
What is the treatment for psoriasis? tar, topical steroid creams and ultraviolet light therapy
What is the treatment for a keloid? Cortisone injection.
What is the treatment for a decubitus ulcer? Topical antibiotic powder, and adhesive absorbent bandages and dressings.
How do you prevent decubitus ulcers? Reposition every 2 hours to relieve pressure. Special mattresses, pads and pillows are available as well.
What is the treatment for alopecia? minoxidill for male pattern baldness, treatment for underlying disorder.
What is the treatment for albinism? None. Prone to sunburn.
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