Final Recommendation StatementAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) sent this bulletin at 09/03/2013 08:00 AM EDT
Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment With the Ankle–Brachial Index in Adults
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today its final Recommendation Statement and final Evidence Report on screening for peripheral artery disease and cardiovascular disease risk assessment with the ankle–brachial index in adults. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf12/pad/padfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available. The final Recommendation Statement and final Evidence Report can also be found in the September 3 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.