Flashcards in Diabetic Foot Deck (18)
in peripheral vascular disease, arterial occlusion happens in what foot arteries?
contributing risk factors to PVD besides diabetes (3)
better prognosis assc'd with ankle brachial index >____, transcutaneous O2 >____
ankle brachial index >0.5, transcutaneous O2 >30
ABI is calculated how?
lower extremity systolic presure/brachial artery systolic pressure
what can lead to falsely elevated ABI readings in diabetics?
what test to use to determine a person's healing potential of PVD
transcutaneous O2 pressure
when would arteriography, digital subtraction angiography, or magnetic resonance angiography be indicated?
is abnormal non-invasive exams
overuse injury with loss of protective sensation
neurotraumatic theory of charcot foot osteoarthropathy
vasomotor neuropathy-->AV shunting-->excessive bone resorption-->bone weakening-->fractures
neurovascular theory of charcot foot osteoarthropathy
a chronic wound will have ___MMP, ___TIMP
incr MMP, decr TIMP
wagner's grading of diabetic foot: superficial lesions
wagner's grading of diabetic foot: deeper lesions that have not yet penetrated bone or fascial plane
wagner's grading of diabetic foot: ulcers extend to bone, abscess may be present
wagner's grading of diabetic foot: gangrenous forefoot
wagner's grading of diabetic foot: entire foot is gangrene
what type of swab should you get for a foot that you suspect is infected?