diabetic-foot

Do Diabetic Foot Infections With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Differ From Those With Other Pathogens?

October 6, 2014

There is controversy as to whether or not diabetic foot infections (DFIs) caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are associated with worse outcomes than DFIs caused by other pathogens. To address this issue we performed a nonsystematic literature search of published articles in English language journals seeking studies reporting on the outcomes of DFIs related to their microbiology. We retrieved 48 articles published from 1999 to 2013 that described a total of 7771 cases of DFI

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Principles of Management of the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

October 5, 2014

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Characteristics of diabetic foot ulcers in Western Sydney, Australia

September 28, 2014

Background: Australia is ranked ninth of 39 countries in the Western Pacific region most affected by diabetes. Patients with diabetes are at high risk of developing foot ulcerations that can develop into non-healing wounds. Recent studies suggest that the lifetime risk of developing a diabetic foot ulcer is as high as 25%

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Chronic Ulceration and Sinus Formation due to Foreign Body: An Often-Forgotten Problem

September 25, 2014

Foreign bodies like residues of suture or mesh may lead to a foreign body reaction, cavity formation and continuous secretion and perhaps ulceration. We present a more than 9 years long medical record of a 49 year old man after a simple surgical procedure

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How to Cope With the Increasing Burden of the Diabetic Foot: "Better Three Hours Too Soon Than a Minute Too Late"

September 16, 2014

Follow this link: How to Cope With the Increasing Burden of the Diabetic Foot: "Better Three Hours Too Soon Than a Minute Too Late"

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Healing and Preventing Diabetic Foot Wounds (and a little more)

September 11, 2014

Enjoy and feel free to share. We tend to be pretty open source here at SALSA. Cheers, -DGA

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Diabetic Foot Infections Fall — Not!

September 8, 2014

From Medpage Today By Ed Susman , Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by  Zalman S. Agus, MD ; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania WASHINGTON — The incidence of diabetic foot infections in the U.S

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Offloading the Diabetic Foot: 30 Years of Research in 30 Minutes

September 4, 2014

For those attending the SingHealth-Duke-NUH symposium (and everyone else): enjoy!

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