Circulatory Checks Nursing Mnemonic

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The 5 P’s

  • P-Pain
  • P-Paresthesia
  • P-Paralysis
  • P-Pulse
  • P-Pallor (Paleness)

Description

Check for the 5 P’s in every neurovascular check. For example, when the patient has a cast, or had some sort of orthopedic or vascular procedure

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