Shoes in the cupboard: the fate of prescribed footwear?

@article{Williams2001ShoesIT,
  title={Shoes in the cupboard: the fate of prescribed footwear?},
  author={Anita Ellen Williams and K Meacher},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={53-9}
}
Studies show that patient dissatisfaction with prescribed footwear results in low usage and that the cause is the system that provides it. The aim of this study was to compare referrer and patient perceptions of a multidisciplinary footwear clinic (MDFC) and a traditional surgical appliance clinic (SAC). Referring consultants completed a questionnaire for every referral (28 referred to the MDFC and 27 to the SAC) during a six-month period. Structured interviews were designed to gather the data… CONTINUE READING

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