The premature bursting open of a wound along surgical suture line that results from poor wound healing or infection.

Dense collections of myelinated tracts.

A bundle of myelinated preganglionic nerve fibers connecting a sympathetic ganglion with a spinal nerve.

The flow of liquids through a material such as a gown, mask or drape, providing a means of microbial passage.

A cylindrical of mucosal tissue whose shape is supported by rings of cartilage and a tough membrane sheath, approximately 4 in (11.3 cm) long, that originates at the larynx. It extends to the fifth dorsal vertebra, where it divides at a point called the carina into two bronchi, one leading to each lung. SEE bronchi, trachea.

One can infuse through a catheter but aspiration (pull back) is occluded.

A term used to describe the effects of starvation; refers to protein and energy malnutrition.

Withdrawal Occlusion

White Blood Cells

Work of Breathing