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PAD Score

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PAD Score

  • Criteria
  1. Grade posterior tibial pulse (0-2+): Give 1 point for each
  2. Posterior tibial artery doppler Ultrasound number of components (1-3): Give 1 point for each
  3. No history of Myocardial Infarction: Give 1 point if no history
  • Scoring
  1. Total score 5 or less: Likelihood Ratio 7.8 (suggests Peripheral Arterial Disease)
  2. Total score >6: Likelihood Ratio 0.2 (rules-out Peripheral Arterial Disease)