Peripheral Artery Disease

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Author:
vanwin
ID:
252388
Filename:
Peripheral Artery Disease
Updated:
2013-12-10 17:34:14
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Cardiovascular medsurge nursing
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MEDSURGE_E3
Description:
uttyler nursing
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  1. Ascending aortic aneurysm clinical manifestations (4)
    • Angina r/t blockage of coronary artery
    • hoarsness r/t blocking of larynx
    • dysphagia rt/ block of esophagus
    • JVD d/t blockage of superior venacave
  2. abdominal aortic aneurysm clinical manifestations (4)
    • pulsating mass
    • bruits
    • mimic abd & back pain
    • *blue toe syndrome - molty feet
  3. Aortic aneurysm complications (2)
    Rupture: retroperitoneal vs abd/thoracic cavity
  4. Retroperitoneal Aortic aneurysm rupture (3)
    • pressure from neighboring organs can delay hemorrhage
    • severe back pain
    • back/ flank ecchymosis *Grey turner syndrome
  5. Aortic aneurysm rupture in thoracic/ abdominal cavity S&S (6)
    • Hypovolemic shock
    • hypotensive
    • altered mental status
    • pale clammy skin
    • decrase output
    • tachycardic

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