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25 Possible Causes for Peripheral Pulses Diminished or Absent

  • Arteriosclerosis

    Arteriosclerosis is the thickening, hardening and loss of elasticity of the walls of arteries . [3] This process gradually restricts the blood flow to one's organs and tissues and can lead to severe health risks brought on by atherosclerosis , which is a specific form of arteriosclerosis caused by the buildup of[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Peripheral pulses are diminished or absent. There are color changes in the extremities. The colour may range from cyanotic blue to reddish blue.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Ergotism

    They developed peripheral vascular disease symptoms and their pulses where diminished or absent in the physical examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

    Cardiovascular manifestations include intermittent claudication, diminished or absent peripheral pulses, hypertension, mitral valve prolapse, and complications as described[symptoma.com]

  • Urosepsis

    […] or absent peripheral pulses).[prezi.com] ; restlessness; agitation; confusion; urine output less than 30 ml/hour; cool, pale, mottled, and/or cyanotic extremities; capillary refill time greater than 3 seconds; diminished[prezi.com] If signs and symptoms of sepsis occur, assess for and immediately report signs and symptoms of septic shock (e.g. systolic blood pressure less than 90 mm Hg; rapid, weak pulse[prezi.com]

  • Heart Block

    peripheral pulses, slow capillary refill.[acls-algorithms.com] Some symptoms would include chest pain/discomfort, decreased blood pressure, restlessness, confusion, cool extremities, pallor or cyanosis of extremities, diminished or absent[acls-algorithms.com]

  • Ergotamine

    OVERDOSE Symptoms include vomiting, numbness, tingling, pain and cyanosis of the extremities associated with diminished or absent peripheral pulses; hypertension or hypotension[rxlist.com]

  • AV Block Mobitz II

    peripheral pulses, slow capillary refill.[acls-algorithms.com] Some symptoms would include chest pain/discomfort, decreased blood pressure, restlessness, confusion, cool extremities, pallor or cyanosis of extremities, diminished or absent[acls-algorithms.com]

  • Hemopneumothorax

    Crackles and diminished peripheral pulses would not be related to a pneumothorax.[quizlet.com] The nurse needs to be alert to diminishing or absent lung sounds on one side of the chest.[quizlet.com] 1. lung sounds greater on one side than the other 2. lung sounds with crackles 3. diminished peripheral pulses 4. high-pressure alarm 1. lung sounds greater on one side than[quizlet.com]

  • Takayasu Arteritis

    Other findings can include vascular bruits heard over the large arteries, diminished or absent peripheral pulses, and cardiac murmurs.[rheumatologyadvisor.com]

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