Pain ulcerations leathery appearance dark pigmentation edema ulcers usually

Pain ulcerations leathery appearance dark

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Pain, ulcerations, leathery appearance, dark pigmentation , edema, ulcers usually occurs around medial aspect of ankle Assessment Pain and relief measures; predisposing factors; inspection of ulcerated areas: size, location, conduction of skin, color, temperature; pedal pulses, edema The Cardiovascular System 163
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Venous Stasis Ulcers Diagnostic Tests Venography and Doppler ultrasound Medical Management Promote wound healing, prevent infection, diet, debridement, compression to affected areas; Unna’s paste boot Nursing Interventions Promote wound healing, comfort, maintain peripheral tissue perfusion, prevent infection, patient teaching The Cardiovascular System 164
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Additional Resources The Heart, Part 1 - Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25: The Heart, Part 2 - Heart Throbs: Crash Course A&P #26: Blood Vessels, Part 1 - Form and Function: Crash Course A&P #27: Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28: The Cardiovascular System 165
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End The Cardiovascular System 166
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