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Unformatted text preview: Abdominal aorta Femoral Popliteal Posterior tibialis Dorsalis pedis o Would Palpate Arterial Wall Thickness but not recommended o Skin Temperature of the Extremities (Must do bilaterally with back of hands) o Edema (Push in in the ankle region to show how to check for pitting) Auscultation o Arterial Bruits (Use bell of stethoscope; Do unilaterally; ask patient to hold their breath) Temporal Carotid Subclavian Abdominal aorta Femoral o Venous Hum (Use bell of stethoscope; ask patient to hold their breath) Base of the neck • (bilaterally; ask patient to turn their head to each side and tilt it upward) Epigastrum...
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- Winter '11
- pulse, Abdominal aorta, saphenous vein, Greater saphenous vein, Lesser Saphenous Vein, Arterial Wall Thickness