PVD + aneurysm + DVT + amputation
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Types of aneurysms are:
- Sacular - projecting from one side
- Fusiform - dialation of the entire artery
a _____ aneuryam is called a pulsating hematoma.
This classifaction of aneurysm involves the dissection of 1-3 layers of the vessel.
S/S of thoracic aneurysm include_______?
deep diffuse CP
What are some diagnostic tests for PVD/PAD?
- pulse volume measurements
- exercise testing
Pain is relieved by elevation or support stockings when the client has peripheral _______ disease
Pain is distal to the occlusion in what vascular disease?
Peripheral aterial disease.
_______affects deep vessels.
________ affects superficial vessels.
After a AAA repair the client should lay flat for _____hrs.
- 6 hours
- with the hob elevated to 45 degrees after 2 hours.
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
Venous thrombosis pain is descibed as
Arterial thrombosis pain is descibed as;
- contiuous or intermittent
- calf/thigh/hip or butt
When is endovascular management is needed?
management of DVT when anticoagulant or thrombolytic therapy is contraindicated.
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.
What are ther risk factors for DVT's?
- Bed rest
- surgery after 40
- hx of varicose veins
- neoplastic disease
- heart disease
- venous insuff.
- oral contraceptives
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