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Haycocks, Samantha; Chadwick, Paul, et al.
Nursing Standard. Date of publication 2012 Feb 21;volume 26(24):51-2, 54, 56 passim.
The management of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes is a complex and increasingly common problem. This article outlines the core principles of best practice for these patients focusing, in particular, on debridement. The article defines debridement, looks in detail at the rationale and evidence for its use in wound bed preparation and examines the various debridement methods available.
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Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Treatment
Diabetic Foot Ulcer Associated with Infection - Management