Annie Laduke is a 32-year-old Native American female with no significant health history. This morning, she 
presented to her provider’s office with complaints of pain, increased redness, and warmth of the right lower leg 
in the calf area. She was directly admitted to the inpatient medical unit by her provider. 

1. Based on what you’ve learned about the nursing process, describe one applicable nursing diagnosis, 

treatments, and nursing considerations for this diagnosis. 

2. What are some non-pharmacological measures that can be used for pain relief in care for this patient? 

3. Describe the components of a peripheral vascular nursing assessment.