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Name 3 ways to evaluate the patient by physical exam 1. Skin color 2. Temperature 3. Lesions 4. Capillary filling 5. Elevation/dependency changes 6. Palpation 7. Auscultation
Where is the disease likely located when the patient experiences thigh/calf cramps when walking? Femoral disease
What diseases may mimic claudication? Spinal stenosis, herniated disk, osteoarthritis
What is night pain in the feet/toes associated with in regards to grading arterial disease? Severe peripheral arterial disease
Arterial or venous issue? Progressive symptoms, intermittent pain when walking, no swelling, limb pallor, limb coolness, rest pain Arterial issue
Name two risk factors of PVD Diabetes, hypertension, smoking, age/family history/male
What are the four mechanisms of disease? 1. Atherosclerosis 2. Embolism 3. Aneurysm 4. Non-atherosclerotic lesions
T or F: Noninvasive lower extremity Doppler exams cannot indicate location or severity of disease FALSE, noninvasive lower extremity Doppler exams CAN indicate both location and severity of disease
Analog Doppler velocimetry uses which method? Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) vs. Zero Crossing Detector Zero crossing detector
Which probe is used with noninvasive lower extremity Doppler exams? 8-10 MHz
What angle is desired for noninvasive lower extremity Doppler exams? 45-60 degree angles
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