Nursing Chpt 36
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Dilated segment of an artery wall caused by weakness and stretching of the arterial wall
Murmur dected by auscultation; sound like turbulent,m fast moving fluid; can signal presence of an aneurysm or development of CAOD
Sudden obstruction of an artery by a floating clot or foreign material
Concentration of the blood
Deficient blood flow as a result of an obstruction or constriction of blood vessels
Abnormal sensation such as numbness, tingling, crawling or "pins and needles"
Inflammation of a vein
Development of venous thrombi without venous inflammation
Coolness in an area of the body as a result of decreased blood flow
Development of venous thrombi in the presence of venous inflammation
Development or presence of a thrombus
Decrease in blood vessel diameter
Resistance to flow related to the friction between two components; thickness
Six characteristics of PVD
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