IWGDF Guidance documents 2015 Guidance PDF - 8 1,6 MB Definitions Several disciplines are involved in the management of diabetic foot disease and having a common vocabulary is essential for clear communication. 3,2 MB Development The 2015 IWGDF Guidance documents on prevention and management of foot problems in diabetes: development of an evidence-based global consensus 6,1 MB Guideline Footwear Offloading IWGDF Guidance on footwear and offloading interventions to prevent and heal foot ulcers in patients with diabetes. 14 MB Guideline Infection IWGDF Guidance on the diagnosis and management of foot infections in persons with diabetes 3,9 MB Guideline Peripheral Artery Disease IWGDF Guidance on the diagnosis, prognosis and management of peripheral artery disease in patients with foot ulcers in diabetes 4,5 MB Guideline Prevention IWGDF Guidance on the prevention of foot ulcers in at-risk patients with diabetes 3,9 MB Guideline Wound Healing IWGDF Guidance on use of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes 3,9 MB Summary Guidance for Daily Practice Prevention and management of foot problems in diabetes: a Summary Guidance for daily practice 2015, based on the IWGDF Guidance documents Systematic reviews PDF - 7 449,5 KB Effectiveness of interventions Effectiveness of interventions to enhance healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes: a systematic review 619,7 KB Footwear and offloading Footwear and offloading interventions to prevent and heal foot ulcers and reduce plantar pressure in patients with diabetes: a systematic review 298,8 KB Interventions Interventions in the management of infection in the foot in diabetes: a systematic review 319,6 KB PAD diagnosis Effectiveness of bedside investigations to diagnose peripheral artery disease among people with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review 541,8 KB PAD prognosis Performance of prognostic markers in the prediction of wound healing or amputation among patients with foot ulcers in diabetes: a systematic review 239,4 KB PAD Therapy Effectiveness of revascularization of the ulcerated foot in patients with diabetes and peripheral artery disease: a systematic review 784,5 KB Prevention Prevention of foot ulcers in the at-risk patient with diabetes: a systematic review Background information PDF - 9 119,1 KB Amputations in people with diabetes 85% of all amputations are preceded by a foot ulcer. Therefore, early and adequate treatment of these ulcers is mandatory to prevent amputations 78,8 KB Diabetic neuropathy Diabetic neuropathy is defined as 'the presence of symptoms and/or signs of peripheral nerve dysfunction in people with diabetes 28,6 KB Glossary 49,7 KB How to organize a diabetic foot clinic The best-known foot clinics worldwide were created one step at a time, beginning with a basic model, as described below, and gradually developing into centres of excellence. 45,4 KB Implementation of guidelines Investing in a diabetic foot care guideline can be one of the most cost-effective forms of healthcare expenditure, provided the guideline is goal-focused and properly implemented. 165,6 KB Management and outcomes Given the multifactorial origin of diabetic foot ulcers, a systematic approach to management is essential. Where necessary, the following aspects should be assessed and treated in each patient. 67,6 KB Neuro-osteoarthropathy Neuro-osteoarthropathy, also referred to as acute Charcot foot, is among the most devastating complications of the foot in people with diabetes. 222,5 KB Pathophysiology of foot ulceration Ulcers can occur on any part of the foot, approximately half develop on the plantar side (including toes) and half on other areas. 146,7 KB PEDIS : Diabetic foot ulcer classification In 2003 the IWDGF introduced, as a progress report, its classification system (PEDIS) for research purposes, which is described in this chapter.