Flashcards in Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Deck (9)
Pad is an occlusive disease of the?
Does the damage surrounding tissue occur above or below arterial occlusion?
Would you feel a pulse in a leg with pad?
No,it will be absent
What with the leg look like?
What is intermittent clarification?
Muscle pain from decreased blood supply
Pain comes and goes
Teach client not to do 3 things ?
Wear tight clothes
Apply direct heat to leg
Teach client to?
Inspect skin daily
Take prescribe meds
What procedures improves pad?