foot ulcer

National Wound Care Strategy Programme: past, present and future

November 21, 2022

Introduction Wound care consumes a considerable proportion of NHS resources, particularly for services that deliver healthcare outside hospitals.1 It is estimated that around 50% of community nursing time is spent delivering wound care.2 The burden is considerable for people living with wounds who too often cannot access the right care early enough in their wound […]

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WIfI scoring: a reliable tool for risk stratification in the diabetic foot clinic

April 25, 2022

Introduction Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are a common complication of diabetes, preceding over 80% of lower limb amputations in the UK.1 It is estimated that by 2025 more than 5 million people will have diabetes in the UK, with DFUs estimated to affect 25% of this population.1,2 There are several validated DFU classification systems that […]

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