Can amputation be prevented in diabetic foot? Interdisciplinary approach to diabetic foot: a case report


GÜNEŞ A. E. , Cimsit M.

UNDERSEA AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE, cilt.44, ss.157-160, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: UNDERSEA AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.157-160

Özet

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.