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assessment of knowledge and footcare routine in diabetic patients.

Jennifer Walker

assessment of knowledge and footcare routine in diabetic patients.

by Jennifer Walker

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Published by Nene College in Northampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation(B.Sc.)-University of Leicester, April 1994.

ContributionsNene College. Northampton School of Podiatry.
The Physical Object
Pagination119p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16793662M

  The relationship between education and foot care among DM patients has been observed in similar studies in India, Iran and Pakistan where illiterate patients were the least knowledgeable. 20 – 22 The knowledge of appropriate foot care has been suggested to be positively influenced by patient education which in turn reduces the risk of foot. Background: Diabetic foot ulcers are a complication affecting approximately 15% of the total population with diabetes mellitus. There are three and half million diabetic patients in Saudi Arabia alone. Aim: to determine capacity building for nurses’ knowledge and practice regarding prevention of diabetic foot complications. Research Questions: : Wafaa H. Abdullah, Samira Al Senany, Hanaa Khaled Al-Otheimin.

Foot Care Nurse Competencies and Standards. Identify what Nursing Foot Care is and the role of the Nurse in providing foot care treatment within the nurses’ scope of practice. Describe presenting symptoms, potential causes, diagnostic methods, and treatment plans related to problems that may be present with feet and lower extremity.   Increased awareness amongst large population groups is a major determinant for the prevention of diabetes and its complications as well as related metabolic disorders. Knowledge and attitude are the principal markers of awareness that need to be studied in various population groups in specific racial and cultural contexts. The present study was undertaken to explore knowledge, Cited by: 7.

This book is an essential manual for every healthcare professional involved in the care of patients with diabetes.. From the Publisher Blackwell Publishing is delighted to announce that this book has won ‘BMA Book of the Year’ and also ‘First Prize in Endocrinology’ in the BMA Medical Book 5/5(2). The aim here is to examine the effectiveness of patient education in preventing and reducing the incidence or recurrence of adult DFU and amputation. Methods A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials (RCTs) in adults aged 18+ who have diabetes Cited by: 7.


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assessment of knowledge and footcare routine in diabetic patients by Jennifer Walker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Good knowledge and practice regarding diabetic foot care will reduce the risk of diabetic foot complications and ultimately amputation. This study is conducted to assess patients’ knowledge and compliance of diabetic foot by: 6.

People with diabetes are at increased risk of foot infections. You can protect your feet with these simple foot care guidelines: Inspect and wash your feet daily. Look for redness, swelling, cuts, blisters and nail problems. When washing your feet, use lukewarm water and dry gently, especially between the toes.

Introduction: The purpose of this systematic literature review is to review published studies on foot care knowledge and foot care practice interventions as part of diabetic foot care self.

The incidence of non-traumatic lower extremity amputations is at least 15 times greater in those with diabetes than non-diabetics. Patient education is important to reduce lower extremity complications.

Objective: To assess the knowledge and practices of the diabetic patients regarding foot care and diabetic foot by: 1.

Background. Nurses, important members of the diabetes treatment team, have an essential role in the prevention of diabetic foot problems and in the care and education of patients at risk of diabetic foot problems. Objective.

The study evaluated the knowledge levels of nurses regarding diabetic foot care management and determined influencing factors. Methods. This was a cross-sectional Cited by: 2. Majority of the patients (58%) had poor foot care knowledge while 97 patients (%) had poor diabetic foot care practice as compared to the median score.

People who have diabetes are at high risk for nerve and vascular damage that can result in loss of protective sensation in the feet, reduced circulation, and poor healing.

Foot ulcers and amputations, due to diabetic neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), are common and preventable causes of disability in adults with diabetes.

Since % of patients with diabetes who present for. Foot Care Knowledge and Practice among Diabetic Patients 57 The entry criteria was the history of diabetes of at least a one year duration. The study method was a questionnaire about the knowledge (9 questions) and practice (11 questions) of foot care for diabetic patients.

The information and practice questions asked by Meijer et al.[10] wereAuthor: Mahdi A. Qadi, Hasan A. Alzahrani. Perform an annual test for the presence of microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetic patients with diabetes duration of ≥5 years and in all type 2 diabetic patients, starting at diagnosis.

(E) Treatment. In the treatment of both micro- and macroalbuminuria, either ACE inhibitors or ARBs should be used. (A). National Foot Care Project National Association of Diabetes Centres Australasian Podiatry Council Basic Foot Assessment Checklist 1. Ask the patient neuropathic symptoms Y N rest pain Y N intermittent claudication Y N previous foot ulcer Y N amputation Y N specify SITE_____ DATE ____/____/_____ Size: 23KB.

TO ASSESS THE KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE REGARDING FOOT CARE AMONG DIABETES PATIENTS AT KRISHNA HOSPITAL, KARAD abKrishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, India ABSTRACT This paper study for assess the knowledge and practices regarding foot care among diabetes Size: 75KB.

was more than 70%, it was considered as good, 70% as satisfactory and less than 50% as poor knowledge about foot care. Patient counselling on diabetic foot care was given to satisfactory and poor knowledge patients. Outcome of counselling was assessed through post questionnaires. About 28% patients had good knowledge, % had satisfactory knowledge and % had poor knowledge about foot care.

Nursing Foot Care Forms & Resources Here some of the forms and resources that might help you develop your foot care practices. These forms were compiled by Dr. Julia to try to incorporate the medical and legal aspects of high risk foot care.

Patients with diabetes frequently attend their healthcare practitioners, either specifically for diabetes-related issues, for complications of their chronic illness, or for unrelated problems. They may see their GP, practice nurse, hospital diabetologist, diabetes specialist nurse, dietician and many others, from time to time.

Each visit can be Author: Dr Colin Tidy. Poor knowledge of foot care and poor foot care practices were identified as important risk factors for foot problems in diabetes. Evidence suggests that consistent patient education with prophylactic foot care for those judged to be at highest risk may reduce foot ulceration and amputations.[ 14 ].

Objective Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of foot ulcers, which may result in limb amputations. While regular foot care prevents ulcerations and amputation in those patients with diabetes not on dialysis, evidence is limited in diabetic hemodialysis patients. We investigated the association between the implementation of a routine foot check program in diabetic incident Cited by:   At the time of diagnosis, more than 10 % of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus have one or two risk factors for a foot ulceration and a lifetime risk of 15 %.

Diabetic foot ulcers can be prevented through well-coordinated foot care services. The objective of this study was to determine knowledge of foot care and reported practice of foot self-care among diabetic patients with the aim of Cited by: Good knowledge and practice regarding diabetic foot care will reduce the risk of diabetic foot complications and ultimately amputation.

This study is conducted to assess patients’ knowledge and compliance of diabetic foot care. A cross sectional study performed on patients who were admitted to HSNZ from the 1st September to 30th April. on diabetes footcare 1. This recommends that everyone with diabetes should have a foot risk assessment on admission to hospital and, if their feet are found to be at risk, they should be protected during the hospital stay.

If infection, ulcers or other problems are found, then people should be referred directly to the specialistFile Size: 2MB. and practices of foot care among patients with diabetes.

() The knowledge and practices of foot care vary worldwide; some studies show poor knowledge and practice on foot care () while others have shown a satisfactory knowledge but poor practices. (17,18) In Jordan only one study was found to examine the knowledge and practice of foot. Another study in Nigeria indicated that, of the total DM patients, % had good knowledge of diabetic foot care, % had satisfactory score, and % had poor knowledge of diabetic foot care.

Moreover, only % had good practice of diabetic foot care, % had satisfactory score, and % had a poor practice of diabetic foot by: 7."A Study to assess the knowledge and attitude of Diabetic patient regarding Diabetic diet, Exercise and Foot care in selected hospitals of Pune city." The conceptual framework selected for present study was based on the Wellness-illness continuum, which explains the effect of knowledge and attitude on the health of a diabetic patient regarding.APPENDIX 1.

KAP questionnaire on diabetic foot care Knowledge Assessment (Total Score) 1. Is it true that all patients with diabetes develop reduced blood flow in their feet?

2. Is it true that all patients with diabetes develop lack of sensations in their feet? 3. Is it true that all patients with diabetes File Size: 71KB.