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A review of the diabetic foot in Malaysian perspective

Abdul Hadi, Azwanis and Md Aris, Mohd Aznan and Azmi, Nurul Husna and Nasreen, Hashima E and Che Ahmad, Aminudin (2019) A review of the diabetic foot in Malaysian perspective. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, 5 (9). pp. 40-43. ISSN 2455-3301

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Abstract

One of the most common complication of diabetes is the development of foot ulcer which could lead to lower limb amputation and even death. Diabetic foot causes significant impact to the patient, community and country. Therefore, detection of a diabetic foot at risk of ulceration is essential to prevent theses complications. This article will discuss regarding the diabetic foot, the factors associated with it and the variety of systems that are used for its classification, with some focus on the Malaysian perspective.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6538/74789
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetic foot, diabetic foot at risk, diabetic foot classification, Malaysia.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RB Pathology
R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Ophthalmology
Depositing User: Dr Azwanis Abdul Hadi
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2019 16:14
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 16:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/74789

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