oa Wound Healing Southern Africa - Screening for the high-risk diabetic foot : a 60-second tool (2012)© : diabetes
|Article Title||Screening for the high-risk diabetic foot : a 60-second tool (2012)© : diabetes|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Wound Healing Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Toronto, Canada, 2 University of Toronto, Canada, 3 University of Toronto, Canada, 4 Excelsior College of Nursing, USA, 5 The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, USA, 6 Women's College Hospital, Canada, 7 Women's College Hospital, Canada, 8 Canadian Wound Care Association, Canada, 9 Toronto Regional Wound Healing Clinics, Canada, 10 Queen's University, Canada, 11 Stellenbosch University and 12 Welkom Medi-Clinic|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||72 - 82|
|Keyword(s)||60-second tool, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetic foot ulcer, High-risk foot neuropathy, Nontraumatic lower limb amputation and Peripheral vascular disease|
People with diabetes mellitus will develop lower-limb complications, such as neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease, foot ulcers, and lower-leg amputations. Resources to control elevated haemoglobin A1c and blood pressure, along with the standardised approach using the 60-second tool (2012)©, can detect the high-risk diabetic foot and help prevent complications.
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