The risk of foot ulceration in people with diabetes screened in community settings: findings from a cohort study

Crawford, F., Mccowan, C. , Dimitrov, B.D., Woodburn, J., Wylie, G.H., Booth, E., Leese, G.P., Bekker, H.L., Kleijnen, J. and Fahey, T. (2011) The risk of foot ulceration in people with diabetes screened in community settings: findings from a cohort study. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, 104(5), pp. 403-410. (doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcq227)

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Abstract

Recommendations for annual diabetic foot check in low-risk, community-based patients should be reviewed as absolute events of ulceration are low. The accuracy of foot risk assessment tools to predict ulceration requires evaluation in randomized controlled trials with concurrent economic evaluations.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mccowan, Professor Colin
Authors: Crawford, F., Mccowan, C., Dimitrov, B.D., Woodburn, J., Wylie, G.H., Booth, E., Leese, G.P., Bekker, H.L., Kleijnen, J., and Fahey, T.
Subjects:R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Robertson Centre
Journal Name:QJM: An International Journal of Medicine
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:1460-2725
Published Online:23 December 2010

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