Diabetic foot ulcers

The diabetic foot: how to assess the risk?

Patients with diabetic foot infections present a challenge beyond the expertise of a single field of medicine. Collaboration between multiple specialties is necessary, as well as rapid assessment of the diabetic foot. In 2014, an interdisciplinary team of vascular and podiatric surgeons put forth...

The 'chronic' wound debate

In recent years, many books on wound management have used terminology such as 'chronic wound care' or 'chronic wound management' [1-5]. Other descriptors have also appeared in the literature, eg 'problem wound' [6], 'chronic and non-healing wounds' [7], 'non-healing wounds' 8], 'hard-to-heal wounds'...

Wounds digest 5(4)

In this section, a brief synopsis is presented of a range of recently published articles that may be of interest to health professionals working in the wound care setting. The aim of this round-up is  to provide an overview, rather than a detailed summary and critique, of the research papers...

Wounds digest

In this section, a brief synopsis is presented of a range of recently published articles that may be of interest to health professionals working in the wound care setting. The aim of this round-up is  to provide an overview, rather than a detailed summary and critique, of the research papers...