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1

Angina Pain Scale

1: mild barely noticeable
2: moderate, bothersome
3: Moderately severe, very uncomfortable
4: most severe or intense pain ever experienced

2

Ankle brachial index: ABI (definition)

compares systolic BP at the ankle and arm to check for peripherial artery disease

3

Ankle brachial index: ABI

>1.30: indicates rigid arteries and need for US to test for PAD
1.0-1.30: normal no blockage
0.8-.99: mild blockages, beginnings of PAD
0.4-.79: mod blockages; may be associated with intermittent claudication during exercise
<0.4: severe blockage suggesting severe PAD. may have claudication pain at rest.

4

Capillary refill time

Normal: full color returns in 2 sec (cap blood flow compromised)

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circumferences for limb edema

Mild:5cm

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METs: walking, Jog, Run

walk slowly= 2
3mph= 3-4METs
4mph= 4.5-7.0 METs
Jog 5 mph= 8.0
run 7mph= 11.5 METS

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METs: Self Care: Toileting, driving, working at computer, bathing, washing windows, mow lawn, shoveling, heavy farm work

Toileting: 1-2
Driving: 1-2
computer work: 1.5
bathing: 2-3
Cooking:2-3
washing windows: 3.0
lawn mowing: 5.5
shoveling: 7.0
farm work: 8.0

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METs: leisure/ sports

Playing cards: 1.5
slow dancing: 3.0
BBall shooting around:4.5
sex:4-5
biking 10-12mph: 6.0
backpacking:5-11
biking 14-16mph: 10.0

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Heat stroke

disorientation, dizziness, apathy, headache, nausea, vomiting, hyperventilation, wet skin

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Heat exhaustion

Low BP, elev HR and RR, wet and pale skin, weakness, dizziness

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Heat Syncope

decreased HR and RR, pale skin, weakness, vertigo, nausea

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Heat cramps

localized muscle spasms progressing to debilitating muscle cramps