Describe the grading of pitting edema?

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Grading edema 1+: slight pitting/2 mm, disappears rapidly, 2+: somwehat deeper pit/4 mm, disappears in 10-15 sec 3+: deep pit/6 mm, may last > 1 minute; dep extremity swollen 4+: very deep pit/8 mm, lasts 2-5 min, dep extremity grossly distorted
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What is edema?

Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in your body's tissues. Although edema can affect any part of your body, it's most commonly noticed in your hands, arms, feet,

Can you get edema?

The word edema means swelling.It is not something you GET,it is a symptom of something, many things, infection, brusing,inflamation.

Physical diagnosis of pitting and nonpitting edema?

Check your patient's feet. Apply slight pressure on the top of their foot or right by their ankle with your finger tip for 2 to 3 seconds. Remove your finger and observe if a

Describe a blue pit bulldog?

Blue pit bulls are a rear breed of black dogs carrying a recessivedilution gene that turns their coats to a characteristic andbeautiful blue colour. They also have blue noses

What Medicine can reduce pitting edema in a dog's legs?

I can only guess at what you mean by "pitting edema". If you are describing the looks of the legs, then you need to take your dog into see your local Veterinarian. Sounds li

How do you assess pitting edema?

Pitting edema is edema severe enough to leave a dent when pressedwith a finger. Pitting edema is assessed by pushing gently with afinger and evaluating the response. Mild is a

Describe possible causes and consequences of dehydration hypotonic hydration and edema?

Dehydration When water output exceeds intake over a period of time and the body is in negative fluid balance, the result is dehydration . Dehydration is a common seque
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What does edema do?

In edema, either too much fluid moves from the blood vessels into the tissues, or not enough fluid moves from the tissues back into the blood vessels. This fluid imbalance can
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Why massage is contraindicated during pitting edema?

Massage is not contraindicated at all. But all types of massage are contraindicated exclusively to manual lymph drainage. General massage should never be performed on pitting