Use of the ankle-to-arm blood pressure index

January 1994
American Family Physician;1/1/1994, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p238
Academic Journal
Focuses on the use of the ankle-to-arm blood pressure index as a screening test for asymptomatic atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease as reported by Vogt and associates in the July 28, 1993 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association.' Predictor of morbidity and mortality; Identification of older women in whom intervention of risk factors may be appropriate.


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