When Do You Refer A Patient For Vascular Intervention?

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Author(s): 
Desmond Bell, DPM, CWS

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   For further reading, see the DPM Blog “PAD Awareness Month And The Case For Limb Preservation” at http://tinyurl.com/c9utpfy .

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Valerie Milligansays: December 29, 2012 at 5:41 pm

Being in home health definitely puts us in the frontlines. Thank you for your article.

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