Wounds International Journal - Issue Contents

Practice

  1. Improving outcomes in patients with diabetic foot complications in Tanzania: a model for the developing world
    Improving outcomes in patients with diabetic foot complications in Tanzania: a model for the developing world
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 2

    This short report describes the problem of foot complications in patients with diabetes in Tanzania. It focuses on the scope of the problem, the barriers to effective care that have led to this situation and the introduction of an integrated programme for...

  2. Innovations in diabetic foot care: Using a wound healing timeline for advanced therapies
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 2

    Diabetic foot ulcers and associated wound care methodologies have been the subject of rigorous research during the last decade. It is important for clinicians to educate themselves on the latest therapies and incorporate them into wound care protocols appropriately....

  3. A paradigm shift is needed in diabetic foot care
    A paradigm shift is needed in diabetic foot care
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 2

    This short paper explains why clinicians should place greater emphasis on the management of diabetic foot ulcers of neuroischaemic origin. It also calls for a new classification system to help decide when vascular intervention is necessary in patients with...

  4. Innovative approaches to diabetic foot care in Italy
    Innovative approaches to diabetic foot care in Italy
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 2

    This short report reviews recent advances in the management of the diabetic foot in Italy and the importance of an integrated approach to care. It focuses on the work of the Diabetic Foot Clinic at the University Hospital of Pisa, which has contributed to...

  5. New advances in pressure ulcer prevention and management: an Australian perspective
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 2

    This short report describes how innovative research helped to standardise data collection for pressure ulcer prevalence in Australia. Adoption of this approach and the implementation of national guidelines in 2001 led to reduced pressure ulcer rates and to...

  6. Innovative approaches for improving diabetic foot care in India
    Innovative approaches for improving diabetic foot care in India
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 2

    This short report discusses the problems of delivering high quality diabetic foot care in India and looks at recent innovations developed at a research centre in Lucknow. The introduction of simple, affordable approaches has been shown to provide practical...

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