Campus Collusion
Review Questions for Test Preparation

       
    

  



Vascular DisordersMedical Surgical Nursing

Review Online for Free
Lies about Study Techniques: Believe them at your own risk.
www.NursingInAFlash.com

Page 8
Skip Navigation Links
Question Answer
________ are usually referred to as spider veins and are very small, visible vessels that appear bluish-black, red or purple.
Show Answer
Telangiectasias
What is the most common symptom of varicose veins?
Show Answer
Ache or pain after prolonged standing that is relieved by walking or limb elevation
What tool is the most widely used to identify deep varicose veins?
Show Answer
Duplex ultrasounds
What should a nurse encourage a patient to do after vein ligation surgery?
Show Answer
Take deep breaths to promote venous return to the heart
What is done postoperatively after a vein ligation surgery by the nurse?
Show Answer
Encourages deep breathing, elevates leg 15 degrees to prevent edema, apply compression stockings and remove q8 hours for short periods, assesses pulse, temp., cap refill, color, movement, sensation
When should a patient apply compression stockings each day?
Show Answer
While laying down before getting up in the morning
What are the s/s of Chronic Venous Insufficiency?
Show Answer
Leathery lower leg, brawny/hemosiderin deposition, edema, stasis dermatitis (eczema), itchiness, warm to the touch
What is the standard treatment for chronic venous insufficiency?
Show Answer
Compression therapy via wraps, Unna boot, stockings, etc.
What type of wound care is required for a venous ulcer?
Show Answer
Moist dressings like hydrocolloid, hydrogels, foams, calcium aginates, gauze moistened with saline, or impregnated gauze
  
Page 8 Skip Navigation Links
Not what your looking for, continue searching

    
Skip Navigation Links