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Guidelines for abdominal aortic aneurysm screening released

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. One of the recommendations is one-time screening by ultrasonography in men ages 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked. The task force is an independent panel of nonFederal experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine, and is composed of primary care providers such as internists, family physicians, and nurses. Read more.


  1. the article above touches on just the starting phase – of what RNs NP.s PAs and other care providers will be enabled to accomplish; quickly and easily– as AI methods cross over to highly miniaturized and simplified ultrasound technology evolves


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