Assessment of diabetic foot ulcers: back to basics

Aby Mitchell, Barry Hill

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Abstract

Diabetic foot ulceration affects up to 34% of the global diabetic population as a result of poor glycaemic control. Complications resulting from diabetic foot ulceration can be complex, expensive and challenging. It is important for risk factors to be recognised early and for regular assessment to take place. Streamlining a coordinated approach that enhances communication and guides treatment approaches can help to improve wound outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S24-S32
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Feb 2024

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