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Ch 16: Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections chapter of this College Microbiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about skin and wound infections caused by bacteria. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information about bacterial skin and wound infections required in a typical college microbiology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other microbiology work.
  • Identify the bacterial skin and wound infections concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our college microbiology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about bacterial skin and wound infections and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding various infections' causes, symptoms, progression and treatment or any other bacterial skin and wound infections topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their biology learning
  • Prefer learning biology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their bacterial skin and wound infections unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in microbiology
  • Don't have access to their biology teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about bacterial skin and wound infections simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live microbiology tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about bacterial skin and wound infections on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the causes of staph infections.
  • Explain how flesh eating bacteria are treated.
  • Discuss the transmission of Anthrax.
  • Become familiar with the history and treatment of leprosy.
  • Describe the symptoms and treatment of tetanus.
  • Discuss the signs and treatment of gangrene.
  • Understand the diseases that can be caused by fluorescent bacteria.

9 Lessons in Chapter 16: Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections: Tutoring Solution
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

Staphylococcus aureus, or s. aureus, otherwise known as staph infection, is a highly contagious skin infection that may present as a minor blemish or trigger very serious health issues, and even death. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for a staph infection, as well as the more lethal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

Flesh Eating Bacteria: Causes, Progression & Treatments

2. Flesh Eating Bacteria: Causes, Progression & Treatments

Necrotizing fasciitis is the death of fibrous connective tissue in the body caused by flesh-eating bacteria. Learn its causes, progression, symptoms, signs, and treatments.

Anthrax: Types, Transmission & Treatment

3. Anthrax: Types, Transmission & Treatment

Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a bacterium that forms endospores. Learn about the three forms of anthrax, including cutaneous anthrax, gastrointestinal anthrax, and pulmonary anthrax.

What Is Leprosy? - History, Signs & Treatment

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

Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease, is a condition that causes people to form skin lesions and experience nerve damage and infections. Learn about the different types of leprosy, the bacteria that make up the disease, and different approaches to treatment.

Tetanus: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

5. Tetanus: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Tetanus is a potentially deadly disease that is passed into the human body through puncture wounds from rusted metal. This lesson will discuss tetanus, how someone becomes infected by this bacteria and the symptoms, treatments and prevention, and the dangers of tetanospasmin.

Gangrene: Signs & Treatment

6. Gangrene: Signs & Treatment

Gangrene is a medical condition that can be categorized into three main groups, each one having its own unique causes, signs, and treatments. Learn more about the major types of gangrene: gas, wet, and dry along with their different signs and treatments.

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: The Fluorescent Bacteria

7. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: The Fluorescent Bacteria

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a fluorescent bacterium that can cause hospital-acquired infections. Learn about this light-producing microbe, nosocomial infections, and possible diseases and treatments.

Clostridium Novyi: Symptoms & Treatment

8. Clostridium Novyi: Symptoms & Treatment

Have you ever sat and thought about all of the microbes that live on the planet, in the water on the terrestrial landscape and can live on or in you? Microbes can cause disease and even death. In this lesson, you will learn about Clostridium novyi, bacteria that can cause tissue decay but also help to fix cancer.

Clostridium Tetani: Symptoms & Treatment

9. Clostridium Tetani: Symptoms & Treatment

Clostridium tetani is a bacterium found in soils throughout the world. It is difficult to kill and produces the powerful neurotoxin that causes tetanus. In this lesson, learn about this dynamic and potentially dangerous bacterium.

Chapter Practice Exam
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