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Arterial Occlusive Disease can be asymptomatic or patient may have __________ and or pain at ___________.
Claudication- reproducible pain in calf or thigh after walking.
Rest- supine, at night
AOS wounds have...
Discrete edge
Pale base
Atrophic skin
No hair
severe pain, rest
on heal, toe and foot
Half of peripheral arterial disease patients are asymptomatic, 37% have_________, 10% have_______ and 2% have_______.
Stable Claudication
Chronic limb ischemnia
Acute limb ischemia
Arterial insufficiency is the causitive factor of 92% of_____________.
major amputations
Reduce risk for amputation with___________. Two types of this____________ and ___________.
revascularization, surgical and endovascular dilitation and stents
Important test that can define the level of disease is the________________.
Ankle Brachial Index, Ankle divided by brachial.
ABI measurments scale.
Normal .9 to 1.0
Mild .8 to .9
Moderate .7 to .8
Severe .5 to .7
Critical less than .5
Measuring microvascular tissue oxygen levels to predict healing (level A evidence)is called____________ and the rating scale is...
Normal 60
will heal 40-60
Gray zone 20-40
Won't heal 0-20
Arterial pulse recording scale.
0 absent
1-4 present acending order
5 aneurysm
Test to determine patency of ulnar and radial arteries is called_________ test. You do this by__________.
Occluding them and alternate release to check for flow.
Check extremities for both _____________ and _______________.
Elevation pallor and dependent rubor.
Elevation Pallor scale
30 sec moderate/severe
45 sec mild/moderate
60 sec normal
The 6 P's of lower extremities.
pain, pulselessness, polar, pallor, paresthesia, paralysis
Livedo reticularis is...
a reddish blue net like mottling of the skin due to passive congestion, absorption of pigment from dead red blood cells.