Circulatory Checks Nursing Mnemonic


The 5 P’s

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


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

NRSNG is the BEST place to learn nursing. Save 4+ hours of studying per week.

Start a 24 hour full access trial for just $1.

Start NRSNG Academy Trial

Study Plans are available to NRSNG Academy Members only.Upgrade Now