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The importance of diabetes foot care education in a primary care setting

Formosa, C and Gatt, A and CHOCKALINGAM, Nachiappan (2012) The importance of diabetes foot care education in a primary care setting. Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 16 (10). pp. 410-414. ISSN 1368-1109

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It has been reported that foot examinations by healthcare professionals, together with appropriate educational initiatives, play a vital role in decreasing diabetic foot complications. A fuller understanding of the factors that contribute to suboptimal foot care, leading to costly diabetic complications, is important for improved outcomes. In this article, the authors highlight the importance of diabetes foot care education in primary care settings amongst people living with type 2 diabetes.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By (since 1996) 0
Subjects: A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
B800 Medical Technology
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C600 Sports Science
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Health Sciences > Psychology, Sport and Exercise
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Depositing User: Nachiappan CHOCKALINGAM
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2013 17:17
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2013 17:17
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/684

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