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Dipyridamole (persantine)
Clopidogrel (Plavix)
Cilostazol (Pletal)

Name three out of 4 antiplatlet agents mentioned in our notes.

Trental (Pentoxitylline)

What drug is used to decrease the viscosity of the blood - thereby increasing blood flow?

Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
Stents
Atherectomy
Laser Thermal Angiography

Name the 4 different radiologic interventions associated with PVD.

Endarterectomy
Bypass graft surgery
Amputation (last resort)

Name the 3 different open surgical procedures associated with PVD

Saccular
Fusiform
Pseudo-Aneurysm

What are the three different types of Aneurisms listed in our notes.

Back pain, Chest pain

Where might someone experience pain if they have a aneurysm in the thoracic region? (2 areas)

Abdominal
Flank
Back pain

Where might someone experience pain if they have a aneurysm in the Abdomen region? (3 areas)

Pulsation in upper abdomen, bruit on auscultation

In abdominal aneurysm, what might you see and hear on the pt.

Thoracic region

SOB, Dyspnea, Cough, Hoarseness, and difficulty swalling are all signs of a aneurism in what location?

Buergers disease

Thromboangiitis Obliterans is also known as what?

Raynaud's Phenomenon

Arteriospastic disease is also known as what?

Diabetes
Cardiac Disease
Smoking
ETOH
Obesity
Paralysis
Familial
Venous HTN

Name 4 out of 8 things/conditions that can contribute to decreased venous return

Eczema

Inflammatory, painful itching disease of the skin, acute or chronic in nature, presenting many forms of dry or moist lesions.

compression

The key to local wound care is to decrease venous stasis and edema by what?

True

(T or F) To treat superficial thrombophlebitis the nurse would want to elevate the area, use a warm compress, and provided anti-inflammatory agents to the patient.

Venous Stasis
Damage to the vessels walls
Hypercoagability

Virchows triad is composed of what 3 things?

Warmth
Swelling
Tenderness
Edema
Dialted Superficial Veins

What are some signs and symptoms of Virchows Triad? (4 out of 5)

prophylaxis

the prevention of disease; preventative treatment

Low molecular weight heparin

Fragmin (dalteprin) is what type of drug?

3-6 months

How long would a patient receive Coumadin following a DVT?

Intermittent Claudication

Cramping, burning , Muscle discomfort, and pain are all signs of what?

collateral circulation

An area supplied with blood from more than one artery so that circulation can be maintained if one vessel is obstructed.

Moderate ( 0.4 - 0.8)

If a patient has a ABI of .45 what rating is this?

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