pulselessness


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Related to pulselessness: paralysis, poikilothermia

pulselessness

(ˈpʌlslɪsnɪs)
n
the state of having no pulse
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Patients usually present with pain, pulselessness, paresthesia, paralysis, polar and pallor (6 P's).
2 4 Hypotension 19 5 Hypotension 44 6 Pulselessness 93 Adapted trom Schmidt et al.
Findings on presentation include the variable constellation of the major symptoms of any acute compartment syndrome (ACS): pain, pulselessness, pallor, paresthesias, paralysis, and poikylothermia.
Compartment syndrome was defined by pallor, pulselessness, pain, colour change with oedema with or without increasing swelling.
Hard and Soft Signs of Major Neck Injuries Hard Signs Soft Signs Vascular Expanding or pulsatile hematoma Active bleeding Shock Hypotension New bruit/thrill Nonpulsatile hematoma Pulselessness Aerodigestive Airway compromise Subcutaneous emphysema Hematemesis Dyspnea Hemoptysis Dysphonia Stridor/hoarseness CNS/Spine Neurologic deficit Neurologic deficit Signs of stroke Table 3.
The animals were asphyxiated until simulated pulselessness, defined as an aortic systolic pressure <30 mmHg, was observed.
Pain (severe and out of proportion) (9), pallor paresthesia, paralysis and pulselessness (10) are the cardinal symptoms/signs of ACS.
The diagnoses were made with findings such as active hemorrhage, pulselessness, and ischemia of the limbs.
The mnemonic of the six Ps of ACS outlines the signs and symptoms to be aware of: pain, pressure, paraesthesia/paralysis, pallor, poikilothermia and pulselessness.
These include the presence of any one or more of the following 6 'Ps': pain, paraesthesia (or anaesthesia), paresis (or paralysis), pallor, pulselessness, and poikilothermia ('perishing with the cold').