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An evidence-based evaluation of the clinical and cost effectiveness of foot ulcer risk assessment and structured care interventions for people with diabetes.
Project title: An evidence-based evaluation of the clinical and cost effectiveness of foot ulcer risk assessment and structured care interventions for people with diabetes.
Call to action: 15/171 15/171 Risk based monitoring to prevent diabetic foot ulceration
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: Fife Health Board
Co-investigators: Dr Francesca Chappell, Dr John Chalmers, Honorary Professor Graham Leese, Mrs Karen Gray, Ms Angela Green, Professor David Weller, Professor Jim Lewsey, Professor Julie Brittenden, Professor Neil Hawkins, Professor Richard Riley.
Started: January 2017 | Status: Published November 2020
This study developed a clinical prediction rule that accurately assessed the risk of foot ulceration and suggested that less frequent monitoring for those at low risk might be acceptable.
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