Type
Crossword
Description

Beefy red new tissue that forms on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process granulation
Yeast rash Candidiasis
Bleeding stopped hemostasis
Accumulation of microorganisms on the surface of a wound (looks like a layer of slime) biofilm
Skin tissue epithelial
Organ that attached to the intestine and keeps it in place; Allows blood/oxygen to be supplied to the intestine and stoma mesentery
Surgical connection between 2 structures/organs anastomosis
Brown/black leathery necrotic tissue eschar
Tan/yellow/brown necrotic tissue that may be adherent or loose slough
redness erythema
Wet tissue (from incontinence, wound drainage, etc.) maceration
Tissue is firm to touch induration
Drainage exudate
segment of the small intestine is placed at an opening on the surface of the abdomen to create stoma for urinary drainage ilial conduit
Loss of superficial skin layer denudation
Skin breakdown between skin folds intertriginous dermatitis
New blood vessel formation during wound healing neoangiogenesis

Pressure Ulcers Wound Assessment Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Moist tissue that is pink/red, beefy appearing with lumpy/bumpy appearance Granulation
Thick necrotic tissue(dry/moist) that covers the surface of the wound Eschar
Necrotic tissue within wound that can be loose/stringy/adherence; grey/yellow/black Slough
Wound drainage Exudate
Linear scratches on skin Excoriation
Softening of tissue due to excessive exudate or moisture Maceration
a sinus tract or pathway extending from the wound surface in a single direction Tunneling
Tissue destruction underlying intact skin along wound edges; extends in several directions Undermining
Firm, hard tissue Induration
Pertaining to or consisting of pus Purulent

Fundamentals of Nursing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bluish or grayish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
the act of listening with a stethoscope to the sounds produced within the body auscultation
difficult or labored breathing dyspnea
pulse rate below 60 beats/min in an adult bradycardia
illness with rapid onset of symptoms and lasts a relativly short time acute
refers to actions pf a drug as it moves through the body pharmacokinetics
point whenthe drug is at its lowest concentration trough
injections administered into the adipose tissue layer subcutaneous
thick, leathery scab or dry crust that is necrotic eschar
thick dark yellow or green drainage with a foul odor purulent
exercises involving muscle shortening and active movement isotonic
difficulty swallowing or the inability to swallow dysphagia
urination during the night nocturia
artificial opening for waste excretion located on the body surface stoma
data that is directly observed objective
study that deals with chemicals that affect the body's functioning pharmacology
removal of nonviable, necrotic tissue debridement
inadequate tissue oxygenation at the cellular level hypoxia

Wound Care Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Softening and breaking down of skin, resulting from prolonged exposure to moisture Maceration
The upper outer layer of the two main layers of cells that make up the skin Epidermis
A common bacterial skin infection Cellulitis
A wound irrigation solution that has antimicrobial and excellent moisturising properties Octenalin
A fluid with high content of protein ad cellular debris that has escaped from blood vessels due to inflammation Exudate
Bacteria embedded in a thick shiney barrier of sugars and protein Biofilm
A dressing that adds moisture to a wound Hydrocolloid
A sweet sticky substance that has been used in wound care for 100's of years Honey
NICE guidelines recommend this product for debridement of necrotic, sloughy and long standing hyperkeratotic tissue Debrisoft
It can be white or yellow in colour, and is made up of dead skin cells Slough

World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Abrasion
Activity
Angiogenesis
Blanchable
Boggy
Braden
Callus
Collagen
Debridement
Deep Tissue Injury
Denuded
Emollient
Epidermis
Erythema
Eschar
Excoriation
Exudate
Friction
Full Thickness Skin Loss
Granulation
Incontinence
Intertrigo
Maceration
Mobility
Moisture
Necrosis
Nonblanchable
Nutrition
Offload
Periwound
Purulent
Reposition
Sensory Perception
Shear
Slough
Tunneling
Undermining
Unstageable

Tissue Integrity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Outer most part of the skin Epidermis
Fibrous, water-repellent protein Keratin
Second, deeper layer of skin Dermis
Loose connective tissue, stores fat cells Subcutaneous tissue
Confined to the dermis and epidermis Partial thickness
Involves the dermis, epidermis, subcutaneous tissue, possibly muscle and bone Full thickness
Itching of the skin Pruritus
Hard crust covering an open wound, dried plams proteins and dead cells Eschar
Fluid drainage from a wound Exudate
Used to determine allergies Patch test
human skin that has been harvested from cadavers Allograft
Skin obtained from an animal, usually a pig Xenograft
Assessment tool for predicting pressure sore risk Braden Scale
Clear or straw colored fluid Serous
Large amounts of red blood cells, drainage Sanguineous

PAWS RN Wound Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is an accumulation of fluid in a wound, may contain serum, cellular debris, bacteria, and leukocytes Exudate
What is a skin infection around the edge of a fingernail or toenail? Paronychia
What is linear erosion, destruction by mechanical means? Excoriation
What is softening of the tissue from moisture? Maceration
What is the typical organism identified in wound culture results of a peri-rectal abscess? E. Coli
What term means hair nest in Latin? Pylonidal
Which type of burn is usually dry, waxy, and painless? Full thickness
Which type of burn is usually weepy, painful, and blanching? Partial Thickness
Which stage of pressure ulcer has full thickness skin loss involving subcutaneous tissue? stage 3
What stage pressure ulcer has full thickness skin loss involving subcutaneous tissue? stage 3
What is a localized area of purple discolored but intact skin or a blood filled blister called? deep tissue injury
What is thick, leathery black or brown, necrotic devitalized tissue that may be loose or firmly adhered, hard or soft? eschar

Wound Care Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Pooling of blood under unbroken skin Hematoma
Traumatic scraping away of surface layers of the skin Abrasion
Traumatic seperation of tissues irregular torn edges Laceration
fatal injury to cells Necrosis
Localized protective response brought on by injury to the tissues Inflammation
Swelling Edema
When the edges of a wound are close together they are said to be well _________ Approximated
A wound with tissue loss that is left open and fills with scar tissue is healing by _________ intention. Second
Bloody drainage Sanguineous
Removal of necrotic tissue from a wound Debridement
Telfa is a nonadherent ______________ Dressing
Transparent _______ dressings are used to protect Stage I and II pressure ulcers Film

Wound Staging, Complications & Healing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many wound stages are there according to the NPUAP system? Four
What would excess fluid under a dressing cause? Maceration
When the extent of tissue damage within the ulcer can't be confirmed, pressure-induced skin damage is considered _____? unstageable
Which stage? Intact skin, localised area of non-blanchable erythema stageone
Stage 2: partial-thickness loss of skin, ____________, wound bed viable, pink or red, moist. exposeddermis
New connective tissue and microscopic blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process granulation
A dry, dark scab or falling away of dead skin Eschar
Rolled, or curled-under closed wound edges that may be dry, callused or hyperkeratotic Epibole
Depth of pressure ulcers at this stage can vary based on ____________. anatomicallocation
Desiccated wounds lack wound fluids, which provide tissue growth factors to facilitate ______. Re-epitheliasation
When the wound is palpated, there is a wave like feeling. Fluctuance
________ facilitate healing, absorbing exudate and protecting healing surfaces as well as working to protect the wound from contamination. Dressings

Wound Care Ch. 28 Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

knotted ties that hold an incision together sutures
wide metal clips staples
a strip or roll of cloth wrapped around a body part bandage
a type of cloth cover generally applied to a particular body part binder
the cover over a wound dressing
strips of tape with eyelets montgomery straps
healing by primary intention in which the wound edges are directly next to eachother first-intention healing
wound edges are widely separated and granulation tissue needs more time to extend across the wound second-intention healing
wound edges are intentionally left widely separated and are later brought together third-intention healing
dry, brown or black necrotic tissue
dead tissue on wound surface that is moist, stringy, yellow, tan, gray or green slough
increased production of white blood cells leukocytosis

Soft Tissue Injuries Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an injury to the soft tissues wound
include the layers of the skin, fat and muscle soft tissue injuries
the simplest closed wound also known as a bruise contusion
injuries that break the skins outer layer open wounds
soft tissue damage occurs beneath the surface of skin , leaving the outer layer intact closed wounds
skin that has been rubbed or scraped away abrasion
a cut, usually from a sharp object laceration
an injury in which a portion of the skin, and sometimes other soft tissue, is partially or completely torn away avulsion
the skin is pierced with a pointed object puncture
when a part of the body receives a crushing force crush
the removal of a limb amputation
when the object remains in the wound impaled
simplest closed wound also know as a bruise contusion
soft tissue injury caused by heat, chemicals, electricity and radiation burns
involves only the top layer of skin superficial burn
involves both layers of skin partial thickness burn
destroys both layers of skin and may involve fat, muscle, bones and nerves full thickness burn
outer layer of the skin epidermis
inner layer of the skin dermis