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Peripheral arterial disease: more than just a pain in the leg

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Peterson, GM, Peripheral arterial disease: more than just a pain in the leg, Australian Pharmacist, 30, (3) pp. 196-198. ISSN 0728-4632 (2011) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

The five-year survival rate of a patient with intermittent claudication is only around 70%, with htree quarters of the deaths being attributable to cardiovascular events. Whenever a diagnosis of peripheral arterial deisease is made the patient should have a full cardiovascular risk factor assessment performed.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Field:Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
ID Code:68826
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2011-03-24
Last Modified:2011-12-16
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