10. Extremity Pain and Swelling

  1. Ian Wood MA, RN, DipN (Lond) and
  2. Michelle Garner MPhil, BSc (Hons), RN, DipN (Lond)
  1. Ian Wood

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702864.ch10

Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients

Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients

How to Cite

Wood, I. (2012) Extremity Pain and Swelling, in Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients (eds I. Wood and M. Garner), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702864.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337167

Online ISBN: 9781118702864

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Keywords:

  • Celluitis;
  • Deep vein thrombosis;
  • Extremity pain;
  • Heart failure;
  • Immediate management;
  • Lower limbs;
  • Swelling;
  • Thrombophlebitis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Immediate Management – Initial Stabilising Measures

  • Initial assessment of painful and/or Swollen Limbs

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

  • Thrombophlebitis

  • Cellulitis

  • Less Common Conditions Causing Extremity Pain and Swelling

  • Summary

  • References