Wound EssentialsDiabetic foot ulcer management in the community

Diabetic foot ulcer management in the community

Diabetic foot ulcers, Service delivery | Karl Guttormsen, Samantha Haycocks

Diabetic foot ulceration can be confusing and frustrating, and there can be difficulty in knowing exactly where to start. This article hopes to delineate the major areas of concern and act as an aide-memoire. The management of diabetic foot ulceration remains the domain of the specialist foot care teams, but the non-specialist practitioner can play a key part in early detection of problems and prompt an early referral.