A neurovascular assessment, which is also called a “circ check” is performed to determine if there is adequate circulation and sensation to an extremity. Following trauma (fractures) and vascular surgery, neurovascular checks are important in monitoring for acute compartment syndrome (ACS). Early recognition of ACS can prevent loss of function or loss of a limb. Learn more at Picmonic.com #picmonic #mnemonic #nursingschool #nclex #study #quiz #neurovascular #compartmentsyndrome #assessment
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