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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 1/2015

Open Access 01-12-2015 | Meeting abstract

Podiatrists’ perceptions of diabetic foot care services in a Scottish NHS health board area

Auteurs: Jennifer Scott, Gordon Hendry, Debbie Turner, Stuart Baird, Ruth Barn

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research | bijlage 1/2015

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People with diabetes are at a significantly increased risk of foot ulceration, infection, and lower extremity amputation. The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network1 (SIGN) published guidelines on the care and management of foot complications in patients with diabetes in 2010. Little data is available on the extent to which these guidelines have been implemented, or on the perceptions of podiatrists working to the guidelines in this sector. The aims of this study were to 1) elicit podiatrists’ perceptions of the diabetic foot care service provided in the health board area, 2) identify whether or not podiatrists perceived that national diabetic foot care guidelines are being met, and 3) identify any perceived barriers to optimal diabetic foot care. …
Literatuur
1.
go back to reference Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network: Guideline 116: Management of Diabetes. 2010, Edinburgh Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network: Guideline 116: Management of Diabetes. 2010, Edinburgh
2.
go back to reference Stang D: The Scottish Diabetes Foot Action Group. The Health Foundation. 2013 Stang D: The Scottish Diabetes Foot Action Group. The Health Foundation. 2013
Metagegevens
Titel
Podiatrists’ perceptions of diabetic foot care services in a Scottish NHS health board area
Auteurs
Jennifer Scott
Gordon Hendry
Debbie Turner
Stuart Baird
Ruth Barn
Publicatiedatum
01-12-2015
Uitgeverij
BioMed Central
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research / Uitgave bijlage 1/2015
Elektronisch ISSN: 1757-1146
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1186/1757-1146-8-S1-A12