Impact of patient education on health-related quality of life (hrqol) of diabetic foot ulcer patients- a randomized controlled study
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: SEKHAR, Sonal (Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Manipal, India)
- Co-author(s): Thomas, Raymol (Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India)
Mk, Unnikrishnan (Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India)
Rodrigues, Gabriel (NMC Speciality Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a serious and disabling long term complication of diabetes mellitus. DFU have a negative effect on HRQOL. Patients' knowledge and awareness of DFU are important factors in achieving blood glucose control.
The study was aimed to assess the impact of patient education on Quality of Life (QoL) of DFU .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.