Prevalence and healthcare costs associated with the management of diabetic foot ulcer in patients attending Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.

@article{Danmusa2016PrevalenceAH,
  title={Prevalence and healthcare costs associated with the management of diabetic foot ulcer in patients attending Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.},
  author={Umar Mukhtar Danmusa and Iorliam Terhile and Idris Abdullahi Nasir and Auwal Alkasim Ahmad and Habiba Yahaya Muhammad},
  journal={International journal of health sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={219-28}
}
INTRODUCTION Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are non-traumatic lesions of the skin on feet of diabetic patients. DFU require appropriate investigations, dietary placement and clinical management. These constitute huge healthcare costs in DFU care. OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine the prevalence of DFU in relation to clinical, socio-demographic… CONTINUE READING