Inflammation- Signs and Symptoms Nursing Mnemonic (HIPER)

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Outline

HIPER

  • H-Heat
  • I-Indurations (hardening)
  • P-Pain
  • E-Edema
  • R-Redness

Description

In response to tissue damage the body elicits the inflammatory response in attempt to rid itself of the initial offender. These attempts can sometimes become more of a problem than a solution.

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