Study finds lack of evidence for methods to prevent diabetic foot ulcer

04/18/2011 | DoctorsLounge.com

A review of measures to prevent diabetic foot ulcer -- including patient education, bone resection, surgical debridement, Achilles tendon lengthening and neurolysis -- found that most did not show evidence of benefits, according to a study in Diabetes Care. "Once a patient has lost Semmes-Weinstein monofilament sensation, self-measurement of sole temperature, followed by off-loading when temperature differences are detected, is currently the only scientifically supported tool for the prediction and prevention of diabetic foot ulcers in an insensate foot," the study others wrote.

View Full Article in:

DoctorsLounge.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX