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ASSESSING CLINICAL FINDINGS IN THE DIABETIC FOOT

Pavelina Mihaela Andrei, Victor Stefan Ionescu, Simona Carniciu and Constantin Ionescu-Tirgoviste

Romanian Distribution Committee Magazine, 2018, vol. 9, issue 3, 52-56

Abstract: Type 2 diabetes mellitus places an ever increasing cost on economies and patients’ quality of life. One of this disease’s complications is known as the diabetic foot. It refers to signs and symptoms that can be roughly classified in 3 groups: neuropathic, vascular and infectious. This review aims to list the most clinically-accessible signs and symptoms and to classify them according to their impact on quality of life in 2 groups: mild and severe.

Keywords: diabetic foot; clinical exam; complications (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I L80 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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