Negative determinants of diabetic foot ulcer healing: 6-month follow-up of a large multicentre cohort

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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Aim: Knowing the determinants that negatively influence diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) healing is crucial for improving DFU care. We identified negative determinants of DFU healing in diabetic foot clinics (DFC) participating in a quality improvement (QI) initiative with periodical audits and feedback (anonymous benchmarking). [1] Methods: In 2011, 32 Belgian DFCs followed 1528 patients with a DFU of Wagner grade 2 or more for six months or until healing, major amputation or death, whichever occurred first. Cumulative incidence functions were studied and Cox proportional hazards regression wa…

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