5 "p"s in assesment prior and post surgery

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    I'm doing this case study and it asks what are the five ps that should guide the assesment of M.Cs right leg before and after surgery

    any help?
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    Look up acute ischemic leg
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    pain
    pulse
    pallor
    paralysis
    paresthesia

    good luck on the case study

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    Quote from luv your nurse
    pain
    pulse
    pallor
    paralysis
    paresthesia

    good luck on the case study

    and for god's sake, memorize them!
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    What about perfusion and polar? (I always heard there were 7 Ps.)
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    I agree we were taught 7 P's
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    I was taught 7 also.
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    Quote from natania
    what about perfusion and polar? (i always heard there were 7 ps.)
    i was taught 5, but just wondering what "polar" is?
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    Quote from natania
    What about perfusion and polar? (I always heard there were 7 Ps.)

    Pulse and pallor give you info on pefusion, never heard of polar.
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    what is polar?


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