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Nursing
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Nursing HAP201
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cameron Galloway

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Inflammation (story time)       Initial tissue damage causes the release of Histamins, Bradykinins and prostaglandins (from varying  sources) which cause:       Local vasodilation causing an increase in blood supply to the injured tissues. This increase blood  supply brings with it increase amounts of nutrients and oxygen which will power the increased  cellular metabolism that will be required to promote cell growth and replication for healing. This  increase blood supply will also help remove waste products produced by these metabolically active  cells.   This manifests as increased local redness and heat due to increased blood supply       Increased capillary permeability due to increased size of capillary pores which allows protein in  blood plasma to excape the blood vessel into the interstitium. These proteins increase the osmolality  in the interstitium (and decrease osmolality in blood vessel capillary) causin
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