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Board Review Diabetic Foot

Offloading the Diabetic Foot - Lessons from the Literature

Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH

Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH reviews and cites research studies that support mechanical and surgical off-loading techniques. Dr Lavery discusses the reasons for success or failure of specific techniques over others and supports his discussion with the literature.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Review the etiology for foot ulcers
  2. Recognize the evidence for mechanical off-loading
  3. Describe the evidence for surgical off-loading
  4. Discuss clinical outcomes and adverse events
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH

    Professor and Director of Clinical Research
    Department of Plastic Surgery
    University of Texas
    Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX

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