Key questions on peripheral arterial disease (1.5 CPD hours)
Mr Martin Claridge, consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon, answers questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on performing a detailed assessment for peripheral arterial disease, drug therapy and situations when referral is appropriate.
This module will update your knowledge on perhipheral arterial disease, including:
- Who should receive detailed assessment for peripheral arterial disease and measurement of ankle brachial pressure
- What advice should to give people with PAD regarding exercise
- The benefits that can be expected in those with PAD who stop smoking
- Statin therapy in patients with PAD