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Assessment and management of patients with diabetic foot ulcers

06 March 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes. Patients need to be informed of the effects of poorly managed diabetes and appropriate care to prevent...

Preventing foot complications in people with diabetes mellitus

28 June 2019

Nursing Standard

Diabetes

‘Diabetic foot’ is a term used to describe a group of syndromes in which neuropathy and/or ischaemia lead to tissue breakdown and reduced resistance to infection in...

Charcot’s foot: a clinical update for emergency nurses

07 April 2020

Emergency Nurse

diabetes mellitus

Charcot neuropathy osteoarthropathy, known as Charcot’s foot, is a condition of the foot most frequently related to diabetes mellitus. It is associated with a high...

Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home

12 March 2019

Primary Health Care

observations

This article describes innovations in the recognition and management of at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home. It details the development of a referral...