Patient education for preventing diabetic foot ulceration. A systematic review.

@article{Valk2002PatientEF,
  title={Patient education for preventing diabetic foot ulceration. A systematic review.},
  author={G. D. Valk and Didi M W Kriegsman and Willem Jj Assendelft},
  journal={Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          633-58
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Ulceration of the feet, which can result in loss of limbs and death, is a major health problem for people with diabetes mellitus. The objective of this review is to assess the effectiveness of patient education to prevent diabetic foot ulcers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that evaluated educational programmes for the prevention of foot ulcers in people with diabetes mellitus. We used standard search methods of… CONTINUE READING

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