UNDERSEA AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE, vol.44, no.2, pp.157-160, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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UNDERSEA AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Diabetic foot ulcers may result in loss of an extremity and may even lead to mortality. The use of comprehensive foot care programs which include early screening and evaluation of problems, foot care education, preventive therapy and referral to specialists has been shown to reduce amputation rates by 49-85.