This document focuses on wound management best practice for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs).
It aims to offer specialists and non-specialists everywhere a practical, relevant clinical guide to appropriate decision making and effective wound healing in people presenting with a DFU.
Aetiology of DFUs
In most patients, peripheral neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) (or both) play a central role and DFUs are therefore commonly classified as :
Inside the PDF :
- ASSESSING DFUs
- DFU WOUND MANAGEMENT
- Dressing application and wound monitoring
- Amputation and post-amputation care
- Integrated care approach
- MULTIDISCIPLINARY FOOTCARE TEAM
- GLOBAL WOUND CARE PLAN