The goal of this continuing education program is to enhance healthcare providers’ ability to identify characteristic manifestations, signs of impending rupture and treatment modalities related to an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Describe three important clinical manifestations of an AAA.
- Recognize major signs of impending rupture of an AAA.
- Define the process of identification, management and treatment of an AAA.