IPLab:Lab 3:Objectives

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  • List the 4 cardinal signs of inflammation and the pathogenesis of each.
  • List the cells of the inflammatory process, their activity, and whether they are involved in acute or chronic inflammation or both.
  • Describe the vascular and cellular events of acute inflammation.
  • Define exudate, transudate, edema, and pus.
  • List 5 mediators of acute inflammation and their activities.
  • Discuss chronic inflammation including how it arises, its cells, mediators, and histology.
  • Distinguish granulomatous inflammation as to causes and morphology.
  • Define the following: fibrinous, serous, suppurative, and catarrhal inflammation; abscess; ulcer; and cellulitis.
  • Define labile, stable, and permanent cells relative to the healing process. Give tissue examples.
  • Describe the process of wound healing by first intention and second intention.
  • Describe systemic and local influences that may modify the repair process.

An abscess is a collection of pus (white blood cells) within a cavity formed by disintegrated tissue.