WOUND MANAGEMENT IN DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS

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 :

  • Neuropathic
  • Ischaemic
  • Neuroischaemic

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
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