EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES, vol.117, no.7, pp.345-349, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
diabetes, foot ulcer, amputation, multidisciplinary team, DECREASING INCIDENCE, RISK-FACTORS, POPULATION, ULCERS, CLASSIFICATION, MELLITUS, WORKING, PEOPLE, COHORT
Gazi University Affiliated:
Introduction: It is widely recognized that a multidisciplinary team is effective in the management diabetic foot ulcers. Contrary to developed countries, multidisciplinary diabetic foot care teams and/or clinics have not been constructed in most centres in developing countries. The aim of this study was to present our data regarding amputation rates and profiles before and after starting the Dokuz Eylul University multidisciplinary diabetic foot care team.