Evidence-based protocol for diabetic foot ulcers.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Diabetic foot ulcers are the single biggest risk factor for nontraumatic foot amputations in persons with diabetes. Foot ulcers occur in 12 to 25 percent of persons with diabetes and precede 84 percent of all nontraumatic amputations in this growing population. Because of the high incidence of foot ulcers, amputations remain a source of morbidity… (More)

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@article{Brem2006EvidencebasedPF, title={Evidence-based protocol for diabetic foot ulcers.}, author={Harold Brem and Peter Sheehan and Harvey J Rosenberg and Jillian S Schneider and Andrew Boulton}, journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery}, year={2006}, volume={117 7 Suppl}, pages={193S-209S; discussion 210S-211S} }