Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) (Nice, 2020)

20th June 2020 by Louise Hudman

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) (Nice, 2020)

This is a new guideline from NICE on investigating and managing AAA. It was published in Mar 2020. The main things for us are being aware of who we should be encouraging screening for.

Who should we be promoting screening to?

Screening is offered to all men in the year they turn 65.

Inform all men of 66 or more that screening for AAA is available and that they can self-refer. Details on how to self-refer can be found on the NHS website.

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