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Foot Care Interventions for Adults in the Community Setting: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: July 20, 2018
Project Number: RB1239-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of basic foot care treatments for adult patients in a community setting?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of advanced foot care treatments for patients with peripheral vascular disease or diabetes in a community setting?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding basic or advanced foot care treatments in patients with peripheral vascular disease or diabetes?

Key Message

Two randomized controlled trials and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding foot care for adult patients in a community setting.

Tags

community health nursing, community health services, diabetes mellitus, foot diseases, peripheral arterial disease, peripheral vascular diseases, cardiovascular, diabetes, other miscellaneous topics, peripheral vascular disease, Foot care, services, Treatment, Community, community-based treatment, Diabetes, Adult, Adults, community setting