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Discursion involving Inflammation Tissue Repair and Wound Healing

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1) Inflammation, Tissue Repair, and Wound Healing
Case study on a 6-year old
Six-year-old, Carlton, suffered a deep gash on his foot when playing with his mom along the beachside. His mom washed the injured foot and took him home. The next day, Carlton’s foot worsened, with the gash growing pink, inflamed, warm and painful. So his mom put gauze on the wound before taking him to their community healthcare center.
· What is the physiologic mechanism causing the wound to become red, hot, swollen, and painful? How is this different than the inflammatory response that might occur in an internal organ?
An injured tissue starts healing instantly. Tissue destruction directly injures numerous soft tissue cells which leads to metabolism alteration, with chemical mediator liberation initiating inflammatory reaction (Tissue Response to Injury, n.d). The body’s intrinsic defense mechanism mediates acute inflammatory reaction against pathogen invasion at the skin’s entry portal…… [Read More]


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