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1

How is venous blood modulated back to the heart?

through contraction of muscles
through intraluminal valves

2

What subjective data is taken in a vascular assessment?

Leg pain or cramps
Claudication
Skin changes on arms or legs
Swelling in the arms or legs
Lymph Node enlargement
Medications

3

What is claudication?

limping.
a condition in which cramping pain in the leg is induced by exercise, typically caused by obstruction of the arteries.