Severity of diabetic foot infection and rate of limb salvage.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Foot infections are limb-threatening complications in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), and proper classification of the severity of diabetic foot infection (DFI) is important in determining an effective antibiotic regimen, the need for hospitalization and surgery, and the risk of amputation. Our hypothesis was that patients with severe DFI… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1071100712467980

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