Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Philip J Walker

MBBS, FRACS(Vasc), is Professor of Clinical Surgery and Head, Discipline of Surgery, University of Queensland, School of Medicine and Centre for Clinical Research and Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston, Queensland

Peripheral arterial disease Diagnosis and management in general practice

The most common symptom of PAD is intermittent claudication (IC) affecting the calf muscles, which may be present in as few as 10% of patients.5 Symptomatic PAD patients have a worse prognosis than...

Peripheral arterial disease Screening in general practice

Approximately 20% of people over the age of 65 years have symptomatic or asymptomatic PAD.4 The age standardised population prevalence in men aged 65–83 years of PAD in Australia is 15.6%.5 A...


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