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Doppler assessment: calculating an ankle brachial pressure index.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14618994     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) is a simple non-invasive method of identifying arterial insufficiency within a limb. It compares the ankle and brachial systolic blood pressures. An important factor determining the rate of healing of any wound is adequate arterial blood supply. In the management of leg ulcers, the ABPI forms a fundamental part of the assessment.
Authors:
Deborah Ruff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing times     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0954-7762     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Times     Publication Date:    2003 Oct 21-27
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-17     Completed Date:  2004-01-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423236     Medline TA:  Nurs Times     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-5     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Royal Oldham Hospital, Oldham.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ankle / blood supply*,  ultrasonography*
Blood Pressure Determination / methods,  nursing
Brachial Artery / ultrasonography*
Humans
Sensitivity and Specificity
Sphygmomanometers
Ultrasonography, Doppler / methods*
Venous Insufficiency / diagnosis

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