Application of Integumentary System topics. THOROUGHLY answer the following. You have just received your flu vaccine in your deltoid muscle.
Application of Integumentary System topics. THOROUGHLY answer the following.
1. You have just received your flu vaccine in your deltoid muscle. List
ALL of the layers, sublayers, and structures the needle passed through, from impact to muscle.
2. You now have a small bump and bruise due to damage in the area of the flu vaccine. Explain how
the skin will repair itself.
3. You are on your way to class when you remember it is cold in the classroom. Quickly, you grab a
jacket and put it on, anticipating the cold air in the classroom. After class, you return to your car,
wearing your jacket and upon entering your car, you are hit by very warm air. Explain how your body
will regulate your temperature (keep it in homeostasis). List all structures and processes involved in
lowering your body temperature.
4. Another day, you arrive in the classroom only to discover you left your jacket in the car. It is 60
degrees Fahrenheit in the classroom. Explain how your body will regulate your temperature (keep it
in homeostasis) to increase it during class. List all structures and processes used in your body.
5. You are at the beach for vacation and you have been out all day in the sun. Even though you had
applied sunscreen that morning, you notice sunburn on your neck, arms, and legs. Explain what
happened to your skin layers, as a result of the burn?
6. For the next several days, it is raining. You stay inside and study for your Anatomy and Physiology
test. Once the rain stops, your sunburn is gone, and you are able to enjoy the beach again, this time
remembering to reapply your sunscreen every two hours. At the end of the day, you have a darker
brown tone to your skin. What is happening inside your body to cause the tan?
7. On the last day of vacation, it is 98 degrees Fahrenheit on the beach. You could not find
sunscreen to apply but decide you will enjoy the beach for a few hours wearing a hat. You accidently
fall asleep while studying for your Anatomy & Physiology test. When you wake, your skin is painful,
and you notice blisters have formed on both the anterior legs and anterior arms. What type of burn
are you experiencing?
8. Explain the characteristics of the burn.
9. Using one of the two possible methods, estimate the amount of burn damage to your skin.
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