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  1. Progressive narrowing and degeneration of arteries of neck, abdomen and extemities caused by artherosclerosisi
    Peripheral artery disease
  2. Causative factors for PAD
    • smoking
    • hyperlipidema
    • hypertension
    • diabetes mellitus
  3. Clinical manafestations of pad
    • Intermittent claudation (primary)
    • Paresthesias
    • Taut shiny skin
    • loss of hair
    • diminished pulses
    • pallor reactive hyperemia
    • Pain at rest when elevated more so at nigh
  4. Antiplatelet agents
    • Aspirin
    • Ticlid
    • Plavix
  5. Ace inhibitors (Ramipril) do what to help with pad
    • increases..
    • Peripheral blood flow
    • abi
    • walking distance
  6. Trental does what to hel pad
    • increases erytherocyte flexibility
    • decreases blood viscosity
  7. What does pletal do to help pad
    increases vasodialation and walking distance
  8. Acute arterial ischemic disorder
    • Complication to pad
    • sudden intrerruption of arterial blood supply that can result into tissue death (due to emobolism, chronic atria fib; thrombus or mi or valve problems)
  9. What are the 6 p's that are a sign of a clot
    • Pain
    • Pallor
    • Pulselessness
    • Paresthesia
    • Paralysis (late sign)
    • Poikilothermia (limb adapts to room temp )
    • Tissure necrosisi and death
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CAd. Raynaud's phenomenon
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