Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 12 (1) Impaired wound healing in the diabetic foot

Wound Essentials 12 (1) Impaired wound healing in the diabetic foot

Diabetic foot ulcers | Caroline McIntosh

Diabetic foot ulcers and their consequences are a tragedy for the person affected and a considerable financial burden on healthcare services and society. This article considers why diabetic foot ulcers fail to heal and considers appropriate, evidence-based, management strategies to overcome barriers to healing.