Lower limb peripheral arterial disease

26th September 2012 by Louise Hudman

This guideline doesn’t change very much that we do already, so I am not including elements that we are all doing already. The new elements for me were:

Assess for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) in:

  • Non-healing Wounds
  • Unexplained Leg Pain
  • Going to undergo leg or foot interventions
  • Compression hosiery (NB it does imply that patients having compression hosiery should have an ABPI done)

Advice given to patients:

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