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BACKGROUND Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a major complication of atherosclerosis. PAD can be diagnosed with low-cost diagnostic techniques and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. While the major epidemiologic risk factors for PAD have been established in the western world, data from resource-poor countries are limited. We performed(More)
An awareness of diseases causing altered mental status (AMS) in particular localities could greatly facilitate patient management. This cross-sectional study evaluated 100 consecutive patients with AMS admitted to a hospital in Uganda. Patients were assessed by the Confusion Assessment Method. History, examination, available laboratory tests and patients'(More)
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