• Course
  • ELU

1 hour

GPs

Diabetic foot

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module you should:

  • Understand the importance of foot examination and imparting knowledge about foot care to people with diabetes
  • Learned how to assess the severity of diabetic foot ulcer in terms of wound infection, associated soft tissue, or bone involvement, along with the systemic features of sepsis
  • Learned how to manage a simple ulcer with antibiotics and local wound treatment
  • Know more about the newer and advanced modalities used for management of diabetic foot ulcers.

Contributors:

Ritesh Gupta

Peer reviewed by:

Archana Dhere

Last updated

10 Jun 2016

Release date

10 Jun 2016