What is the initial emergency department care for peripheral vascular disease (PVD)?

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Everett Stephens, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Early emergency department care involves attention to the ABCs, intravenous access, and obtaining baseline laboratory studies. Obtain an electrocardiogram (ECG) and a chest radiograph.


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