minute hemorrhagic spots, of pinpoint to pinhead size, in the skin, which are not blanched by pressure.
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It is rare to come across a patient who doesn't have stress! Help patients understand what stress is and when to seek treatment. Remember the following basics that are positive about stress:
* Stress can help protect you from danger. * Stress can alert you to a problem. * Stress can help you meet a challenge. When frostbite occurs, remember that although the patient may not be able to feel the affected body part, the rewarming process can be very painful. Administer analgesia and titrate it as needed. Also, immerse the affected area in warm water, not hot; the temperature should be between 104° F to 108° F (40 ° C to 42° C)
Wound specimens are collected to identify infectious organisms. The three available techniques are swab cultures, needle aspiration, and tissue biopsy. The most practical and widely available method is the swab culture, which can be done using one of three techniques.
When evaluating a lesion, assess the following:
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Asymmetry Border Color and Configuration Diameter and Drainage Evolution or progression of the lesion