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23 terms

NP3- PVD- T3

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ASA
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?