Ch 16: Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Bacterial and Skin Wound Infections chapter of this Microbiology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master bacterial and skin wounds. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of bacterial and skin wounds.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering microbiology material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding anthrax, gangrene, leprosy and staph infections.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about bacterial and skin wound infections.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra science learning resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Bacterial and Skin Wounds chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • What are staph infections, and how are they treated?
  • What are the most common types of flesh-eating bacteria?
  • How are the different types of anthrax transmitted and treated?
  • How has the treatment of leprosy evolved over time?
  • What are the symptoms of gangrene and tetanus?
  • What are fluorescent bacteria?

9 Lessons in Chapter 16: Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is a Staph Infection? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

1. What Is a Staph Infection? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

This lesson will discuss something known as a staph infection. We will delve into Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, septic arthritis, toxic shock syndrome, and antibiotic resistance.

Flesh Eating Bacteria: Causes, Progression & Treatments

2. Flesh Eating Bacteria: Causes, Progression & Treatments

This lesson will discuss something commonly known as flesh eating bacteria. We'll cover some of the most common bacteria that are involved as well as terms such as fascia, necrosis, and necrotizing fasciitis.

Anthrax: Types, Transmission & Treatment

3. Anthrax: Types, Transmission & Treatment

This lesson will dive into a very famous disease, called anthrax, that causes three main forms of disease: cutaneous, gastrointestinal, and pulmonary. We will also briefly discuss something known as an endospore.

What Is Leprosy? - History, Signs & Treatment

4. What Is Leprosy? - History, Signs & Treatment

We will learn about a terrible and ancient condition known as leprosy. We'll discuss how it relates to Hansen's disease, Mycobacterium leprae, Mycobacterium lepromatosis, tuberculoid leprosy, and lepormatous leprosy.

Tetanus: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

5. Tetanus: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

In this lesson, we will discuss a well-known condition called tetanus. You will learn about the bacteria, toxins, and symptoms associated with this deadly disease.

Gangrene: Signs & Treatment

6. Gangrene: Signs & Treatment

This lesson will discuss the three major types of gangrene. We will delve into gas gangrene, wet gangrene, and dry gangrene as well as the typical causes and signs associated with these different forms.

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: The Fluorescent Bacteria

7. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: The Fluorescent Bacteria

This lesson will teach you about Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a type of really cool bacteria that has lots of different colors and even a particular smell. We'll explore how this bacterial plays a role in nosocomial infections as well.

Bacillus Anthracis: Characteristics, Symptoms & Treatment

8. Bacillus Anthracis: Characteristics, Symptoms & Treatment

Anthrax is caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium has several traits that make it an ideal choice for those who develop bioweapons. In this lesson, learn about those traits and much more about this bacterium.

Fungal vs. Bacterial Skin Infections

9. Fungal vs. Bacterial Skin Infections

Your skin provides a barrier for your insides, but that also means it's vulnerable to infection from different sources. In this lesson, we'll look at two of those sources: fungi and bacteria.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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