Intermittent claudication.

  • Carol Bick
  • Published 2003 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
Intermittent claudication is a painful, debilitating condition that reduces mobility in those affected and has a detrimental effect on quality of life. It is often the first symptom of peripheral arterial disease. This article explains the aetiology of intermittent claudication, the associated risk factors, vascular assessment and the nursing care involved… (More)