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USIDMS LE Arterial Doppler

What is it called when you listen for pulses? Auscultation
What is a foreign substance or clot? Embolism
True/False A patient with severe peripheral arterial disease is asymptomatic. False
Give an example of a risk factor for PVD. Diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, smoking
True/False The bifurcation is a common site for atherosclerosis to develop. True
Where is the most common location of an aneurysm? Infra-renal aorta
What does is mean when there is an absent Doppler signal? occlusion or trickle flow
What helps differentiate inflow disease from outflow disease? Acceleration time
Name the three layers of the wall of an artery. Intima, media, and adventitia
What type of Doppler signal shows a slow up-slope, rounded peak, and non-pulsatile waveform? Monophasic Doppler signal
Created by: mtlayton