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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

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