If you work with adults you will likely work with wounds, and if you work with wounds, you will frequently be called upon to treat diabetic ulcers. Diabetic ulcers are extremely common and can lead to lower extremity amputation if not treated early and aggressively. These diabetic ulcer resources can help you manage your diabetic clients with more confidence.
An understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetic ulcers is crucial to the successful treatment of these ulcers, as is knowing how to prevent them from occurring in the first place. As a wound care professional, you can build a library of resources that you can refer to when treating these ulcers. The following diabetic ulcer resources can help you in treating your clients with diabetic ulcers, knowing that you are offering the best care based on evidence-based practices:
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