An exploration of nurses' perceptions regarding the implementation of a best practice guideline on the assessment and management of foot ulcers for people with diabetes.

@article{Ritchie2011AnEO,
  title={An exploration of nurses' perceptions regarding the implementation of a best practice guideline on the assessment and management of foot ulcers for people with diabetes.},
  author={Linda A Ritchie and Dawn M Prentice},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={88-93}
}
The aim of this qualitative study was to explore nurses' perceptions regarding the implementation of a best practice guideline (BPG) on the assessment and management of foot ulcers for people with diabetes. Fourteen nurses from a community care setting and three hemodialysis units participated in five focus groups and one individual interview. The findings focus on key points regarding the impact of BPG implementation in the areas of patient outcomes, nursing practice, and interdisciplinary… CONTINUE READING

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