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Diabetic Foot Examination

Diabetic Foot Examination


So nurses can
 The role of nurses in the foot in diabetic patients to prevent ulcers.
 explain preventive care for diabetic foot ulcers in the preliminary. Based on the basic knowledge of nursing.

nurses can detect diabetic foot in order to prevent wound correctly.
 nurses can provide care instructions to prevent foot ulcers in diabetic patients initially.

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Persons with diabetes have a 25% lifetime
risk of developing a foot ulcer. These foot
ulcers progress to osteomyelitis and/or to lower
extremity amputation in 15-20% of cases at a cost
of $27 billion/year. This will lead to a lifetime of
significant disability.

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