Armstrong Represents USA in Hybrid Limb Preservation Program in North Macedonia @USC @KeckSchool_USC @USC_Vascular @APMA @ALPSLimb

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the USC Limb Preservation Consortium was the keynote speaker during the diabetic foot section of the Scientific Association of endocrinologists and diabetologists of Macedonia. Held live in Skopje and internationally online, the session was chaired by Prof. Irfan Ahmeti, Endocrinologist and Chair of the International Working Group on the […]

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LA County Productivity and Quality Commission (PQC) recognizes @USC/ Rancho / Hot Foot Line Limb Preservation Program “Time is Tissue” @LACountyBOS @RanchoRehab @LACUSCMedCenter #ActAgainstAmputation @SoCalCTSI @USC_Vascular

LA County’s Productivity and Quality Commission announced its 34th Annual Productivity and Quality Awards. Rancho Los Amigos, in concert with USC and LAC+USC were acknowledged for their efforts in limb preservation in people with diabetes. The program, which established a “Hot Foot Line” and associated limb preservation service dramatically reduced high-level amputation while also cutting […]

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Good working relationships: how healthcare system proximity influences trust between healthcare work in Limb Preservation #DiabeticFoot #ToeandFlow @alpslimb

Great work from our University of Wisconsin SALSAmigos including Megan Brennan and coworkers. Discussing methods to measure and manage teamwork– especially “virtual” interdisciplinary teams at a distance. Good working relationships: how healthcare system proximity influences trust between healthcare workers Trust between healthcare workers is a fundamental component of effective, interprofessional collaboration and teamwork. However, little […]

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Health service organization impact on lower extremity amputations in people with type 2 diabetes with foot ulcers: systematic review and meta-analysis @DiabetologiaJnl @alpslimb

Excellent work from Meza-Torres and coworkers in Diabetologia. Bottom line: based on these data, half of all major lower extremity amputations may be prevented with adoption of multidisciplinary care pathways. Aims Despite the evidence available on the epidemiology of diabetic foot ulcers and associated complications, it is not clear how specific organizational aspects of health […]

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Design of a partially virtual diabetic service improves access to care and education and reduces amputation incidence @diabetesrc @ALPSlimb

Important work from the Devon NHS trust, UK. Service user and community clinician design of a partially virtual diabetic service improves access to care and education and reduces amputation incidence Significance of this study What is already known about this subject? ► Quality outcome framework, education and multi- disciplinary secondary care have improved services for […]

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