Flashcards in Ax and Mx of Foot Ulcer Deck (12):
3 pathogenesis of ulcers
leads to infection leads to ulcer
WHY ppl with foot ulcers get dry feet?
DMII joints, what causes a positive prayer sign
what would you want to know of someone whose has a foot ulcer for weeks? to help with management
peripheral vascular disease?
probe to bone positive means?
infection in ulcer has gone to bone
5 things you must check in foot ulers
peripheral vascular disease
maximize diabetes control
how to detect PVD?
angiography +/- stenting
what is sausage toe? what does it mean?
swollen toe with non-pitting oedema, red, no contours
ALP and foot ulcers?
>135IU/L means they have osteomyelitis
gold standard imaging for osteomyelitis?
tc99 bone scan
wound management: TIME acronym
Tissue (remove dead)
Moisture (need balance)
Edge of wound not advancing