peripheral pulses


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peripheral pulses

Physical exam Pulses palpable at the periphery–eg, radial, dorsal pedal, which signal vascular compromise–especially in the legs
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She gets Joe to rest for 20 minutes on the examination bed in her clinic room and at the end performs a lower Limb examination which includes palpation for peripheral pulses, capillary refill test, observation of tropic changes and pre/post exercise ankle brachial pressure indices (ABPIs).
The physical exam should include the peripheral pulses, the presence of bruits, blood pressure, height, weight, and a cardiac auscultation.
Detection of PAD in diabetics also is hampered by the use of insensitive screening methods such as merely documenting the absence of peripheral pulses or the presence of claudication.
Detection of PAD in diabetics also is hampered by the use of insensitive screening methods such as merely documenting the absence of peripheral pulses or the presence of claudication Rather, diabetics typically elicit more subtle symptoms, such as leg fatigue or slow walking.
Her pulse rate was 82 per minute, regular and all peripheral pulses were palpable.
Despite significant distracting injuries, the ED clinicians quickly identified the absence of peripheral pulses on the right foot and alerted the vascular on call team.
Because the peripheral pulses and skin color were unequal between lower extremities, vascular insufficiency of the left lower leg was suspected.
Physical examination was carried out and height weight body mass index (BMI) blood pressure peripheral pulses and ankle- brachial index (ABI) was calculated.
Examination of peripheral pulses in lower limb was done and legs were examined for any skin changes or presence of ulcer.
No murmur was heard and peripheral pulses were palpable on physical examination.

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