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Flashcards in AAA Deck (5)
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1

Causes

HTN
Smoking
Fam hx
Atherosclerosis

2

px

Rare in under 55
High risk rupt over 5.5cm
Sev and sudden epig pain, can be back or loin pain
Sudd collapse, often with transient hypot
Mau have known AAA
Unexpl rapid hypot, pain, sweating
Pulsatile mess, can be diffic to feel due to pain and rigidity

3

Emergency Mx

Surgery ASAP
Permissive hypot
IV access
Catheter
X match
order FFP and pl
High O2
Morphine 5-10mg

4

ix

CT

5

complics

Death
MI
Renal fail
Low limb isch
Gut isch or infarction
Abdo compartment synd