Flashcards in Aneurysm Deck (7)
True or false? An aneurysm is a dilation formed at a wek point on the wall of an artery.
What are the symptoms of aneurysms inside the body
Most aneuryms inside the body have no symptoms
What sound would be heard on auscultation?
A blowing bruit
What are some of the risk factors?
Arteriosclerosis, infection (syphilis), smoking , HTN
What is the treatment for an aneurysm?
Surgery- depends on size
Strict blood pressure
control with medications
What are the signs of ruptured aneurysm?
Sever pain, N/V, tachycardia, decreased LOC, hypotension