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Flashcards in Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Deck (9)
1

Pad is an occlusive disease of the?

Lower extremity

2

Does the damage surrounding tissue occur above or below arterial occlusion?

Below

3

Would you feel a pulse in a leg with pad?

No,it will be absent

4

What with the leg look like?

,

cool,

pale,

Hairless

Thick toenails

5

What is intermittent clarification?

Muscle pain from decreased blood supply

Pain comes and goes

6

Teach client not to do 3 things ?

Smoke

Wear tight clothes

Apply direct heat to leg

7

Teach client to?

Inspect skin daily


Take prescribe meds


Exercise

8

What procedures improves pad?

Bypass surgery

Angioplasty

9

What does a leg with a venous occlusion look like?

Brown/purple discoloration

Edema

Weeping fluid

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