Audit results show diabetic foot ulcer drop

This from our SALSAmigo, Gerry Rayman of Ipswich!

 

Foot ulcers acquired during hospital visits have decreased by 50 per cent, according to a clinical audit. The 2015 results of the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA), published today, revealed 1.1 per cent of patients suffering from the condition had foot lesions, which had gone down from the 2.2 per cent found in 2010. More than two thirds (67 per cent) of those surveyed in 2015 did not undergo diabetic foot risk examinations, the bedside survey also discovered. Achievement  Audit lead clinician Dr Gerry Rayman said: “We are proud of what the audit has achieved since 2010 and the difference

Source: Audit results show foot ulcer drop – The Diabetes Times

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