Physical Exam: Peripheral Vascular

  • - Inspection: cyanosis, clubbing, pallor/rubor, swelling, symmetry of limb size/appearance, hair growth pattern
  • - Pulses: carotid, radial, femoral, popliteal, dorsalis pedis, posterior tibialis
    • - Absent (0), Diminished (1), Normal (2), Enlarged (3), Aneurysmal (4)
  • - Palpation: limb temperature, edema, soft/tense
  • - Auscultation: bruits