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Pressure index is important in peripheral arterial disease

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7403.1399 (Published 19 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1399
  1. Robert E Brightwell, research fellow in vascular surgery,
  2. Isam S Osman, consultant vascular surgeon
  1. Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich IP4 5PD

    EDITOR—The clinical review by Burns et al on managing peripheral arterial disease in primary care tackles an important area of practice.1 Despite guidelines from the Department of Health,2 patients with this condition receive suboptimal care. In addition, lack of awareness of the diagnosis and treatment of this disease by patients and …

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