Morbidity and mortality associated with diabetic foot disease: A 12-month prospective survey of hospital admissions in a single UK centre

A. J. Krentz, P. Acheson, A. Basu, A. Kilvert, A. D. Wright, M. Nattrass

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Abstract

Patients admitted to a UK teaching hospital with limb-threatening diabetic foot disease were identified during a 12-month prospective survey. The results of this study reiterate the high morbidity and appreciable mortality of diabetic foot complications, particularly in elderly patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)144-147
Number of pages4
JournalFoot
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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