PVD + aneurysm + DVT + amputation

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  1. Types of aneurysms are:
    • Sacular - projecting from one side
    • Fusiform - dialation of the entire artery
  2. a _____ aneuryam is called a pulsating hematoma.
  3. This classifaction of aneurysm involves the dissection of 1-3 layers of the vessel.
    True aneurysm
  4. S/S of thoracic aneurysm include_______?
    deep diffuse CP
  5. What are some diagnostic tests for PVD/PAD?
    • doppler
    • angiography
    • pulse volume measurements
    • exercise testing
    • plethysmography
  6. Pain is relieved by elevation or support stockings when the client has peripheral _______ disease
  7. Pain is distal to the occlusion in what vascular disease?
    Peripheral aterial disease.
  8. _______affects deep vessels.
    Aterial disease
  9. ________ affects superficial vessels.
    Venous disease
  10. After a AAA repair the client should lay flat for _____hrs.
    • 6 hours
    • with the hob elevated to 45 degrees after 2 hours.
  11. Virchows Triad is a combination of 2 or 3 factors significant in the development of venous thromboembolism, they are?
    • stasis of blood
    • damage to vessel
    • hypercoaguability
  12. Venous thrombosis pain is descibed as
    • tender
    • heavy
    • fullness
  13. Arterial thrombosis pain is descibed as;
    • sharp
    • stabbing
    • throbbing
    • contiuous or intermittent
    • calf/thigh/hip or butt
  14. When is endovascular management is needed?
    management of DVT when anticoagulant or thrombolytic therapy is contraindicated.
  15. What is a homans sign?
    When the knee is placed in a slightly flex period then you dosiflex the foot. --If pain is felt behind the knee it is a possible DVT but not alway indicative of DVT.
  16. What are ther risk factors for DVT's?
    • atherosclerosis
    • smoking
    • HTN
    • Bed rest
    • surgery after 40
    • hx of varicose veins
    • hypercoagulation
    • neoplastic disease
    • heart disease
    • venous insuff.
    • oral contraceptives
    • obesity

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PVD + aneurysm + DVT + amputation
2011-11-07 00:21:53
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PVD + aneursym + DVT + amputation
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