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Articles by Kevin Y. Woo, PhD, RN, FAPWCA

Understanding diabetic foot ulcers

Woo, Kevin Y.; Santos, Vera; Gamba, Mônica

Nursing2013. 43(10):36-42, October 2013.

In patients with diabetes, 80% of nontraumatic foot amputations are preceded by foot ulcers. Review assessment techniques and treatment options for patients with diabetic foot ulcers to facilitate healing, minimize complications, and prevent amputation.