What Is Skin Abrasion? - Definition & Treatment


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What is a skin abrasion?

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1. What is the most common type of skin abrasion?

2. What is the most important thing to remember in skin abrasion healing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet to study what you have learned from this lesson on skin abrasions. You will be tested on what causes skin abrasions, the meaning of skin abrasion, as well as what to do to help skin abrasions heal.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess you on the following information:

  • The definition of skin abrasion
  • Recall the thickness of the epidermis
  • How to promote healing in skin abrasions
  • What to do if there are unusual changes to a skin abrasion
  • How skin abrasions usually happen

Skills Practiced

These assessments provide you with a chance to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on skin abrasion characteristics and treatment
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about complicated abrasions in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as skin abrasion

Additional Learning

To learn more about the appearance of skin abrasions and how they are treated, review the lesson on Skin Abrasion Characteristics & Treatment. This lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Examine the meaning of skin abrasion
  • Investigate the different layers of the skin
  • Define dermatitis
  • Explore complicated abrasions
  • Become acquainted with how skin abrasions are treated