PAD vs PVD Worksheet.docx - Symptoms Chronic Arterial Insufficiency Toes feet and shin Chronic Venous Insufficiency ankles over the medial or anterior

PAD vs PVD Worksheet.docx - Symptoms Chronic Arterial...

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Symptoms Chronic Arterial Insufficiency: Toes, feet and shin Chronic Venous Insufficiency: ankles; over the medial or anterior ankle Pain Intermittent Claudication Pain: if I dangle my foot the pain gets better if I elevate the pain gets worse; rest pain, usually severe; numbness and tingling at rest. Dull, Achy Pain: If I elevate my foot the pain gets better, if I dangle my foot the pain gets worse; heavy legs Pulses No Pulse or Weak Pulse; weaker in the lower extremities, better in upper extremities Pulse Present; decreased Color Black, Eschar: ulcers If legs are down redness, elevation causes pale and cyanosis. Yellow, Slough, or Ruddy Skin: ulcers Legs are down pale and cool – elevate
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