Health-related quality of life among patients with diabetes and foot ulcers: association with demographic and clinical characteristics.

@article{Ribu2007HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life among patients with diabetes and foot ulcers: association with demographic and clinical characteristics.},
  author={Lis Ribu and B. Hanestad and Torbj\orn {\AA} Moum and K{\aa}re Birkeland and Tone Rustoen},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={227-36}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to describe the sociodemographic variables, clinical characteristics, and treatment factors in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and to explore the associations between these factors and the patients' health-related quality of life (HRQL). MATERIALS AND METHODS Cross-sectional data were obtained from 127 patients consecutively recruited from six hospital outpatient clinics. The patients were over 20 years of age, had current DFU, and had been… CONTINUE READING

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