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

Last updated: 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.