Posted: January 10th, 2018
Sickle cell anemia : 3 best ways to assess circulation in the lower extremities
A 43-year-old African American male is admitted with sickle cell anemia.
The nurse plans to assess circulation in the lower extremities every 2 hours. Which of the following outcome criteria would the nurse use?
A. Body temperature of 99°F or less
B. Toes moved in active range of motion
C. Sensation reported when soles of feet are touched
D. Capillary refill of < 3 seconds