A documentation of calcaneus region diabetic foot care: Wound healing during outpatient treatment

Authors

  • Ester Inung Sylvia Department of Nursing, Poltekkes Kemenkes Palangka Raya, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35898/ghmj-52937

Keywords:

Calcaneus region diabetic foot care, Wound healing, Outpatient treatment

Abstract

Summary:

  • Patients with diabetes are vulnerable to infection and poor healing after injury.
  • Wound care using the steps and techniques described can achieve healing over time.
  • Post healing care instructions are an important part of successful treatment
  • Photos of the wound healing process are a good way to document the effects of treatment and provide a record for the health care team. Such photos can also be used to encourage patients with new wounds to work hard to obey care instructions

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Published

2022-12-13

How to Cite

Sylvia, E. I. (2022). A documentation of calcaneus region diabetic foot care: Wound healing during outpatient treatment. GHMJ (Global Health Management Journal), 5(2), 116–120. https://doi.org/10.35898/ghmj-52937