Assessment of peripheral vascular disorders - history, Biology

Assessment of Peripheral Vascular Disorders

History

Obtain the following information by interviewing the patient and family members

Previous vascular surgery, previous pelvic/abdominal surgery, Number of pregnancies-recent delivery, Known peripheral-vascular disease, Recent trauma, Heart disease, Hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Diabetes, Medication-especially anticoagulants or oral contraceptives, Age, family history of peripheral-vascular disease, Cigarette smoking, Pain-location, duration, relation to walking, relation to climbing stairs, ameliorating factors, intensifying factors, and associated symptoms.

Assess the extremities for any abnormalities, all pulses for any bruit in the arteries, colour and-temperature variation.

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