Diabetic foot ulcer – Quick review chart
Diabetic foot ulcer – Assess and document size , depth and position , NICE recommends use of a standard scoring system to assess severity of the foot ulcer as the.
SINBAD – site , ischaemia , Neuropathy , Bacterial infection , Area of Depth University of Texas classification system NICE advice’s not to use the Wegener classification system
Offer 1 or more of the following – offloading , control of infection , control of ischaemia , wound debridement , wound dressing
Treatments not recommended unless as a part of clinical trial include electrical stimulation therapy autologous platelet rich plasma gel regenerative wound matrices and dalteparin Growth factors , platelet derived GF’s , epidermal GF’s and transforming GF beta hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
REFERENCE Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management NICE Guideline NG 19 Recommendations | Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management | Guidance | NICE