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Causes and Consequences of Damage to the Skin

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Bacteria living on the skin are part of:

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1. Bacteria which may take advantage of a weakened immune system are called:

2. Which of the following statements about skin inflammation is FALSE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will assist you in evaluating your comprehension of the features of skin damage. You will be evaluated on the definition of skin flora, the functions of the skin, and the definition of opportunistic bacteria.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you to review:

  • Things that can harm the skin
  • Significant functions of the skin
  • An alternate name for a pressure sore
  • The definition of opportunistic bacteria
  • The definition of skin flora

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of skin damage
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the importance of the skin and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as skin flora and opportunistic bacteria

Additional Learning

To learn additional info about the features of skin damage, take a look at the associated video lesson on Characteristics of Skin Damage. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Understand the significance of the skin
  • Describe the ways in which the skin can be injured
  • Define decubitus ulcer
  • Know the role of inflammation
  • Recognize why skin damage is harmful to the body
  • Define skin flora
  • Define opportunistic bacteria
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