Validation of the Diabetic Foot Screening Tool in detecting lower-limb-threatening risk factors in end-stage renal disease patients
Jones, Nia J
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This feasibility study investigated the intraobserver reliability and reproducibility of the validated Diabetic Foot Screening Tool to detect evidence of peripheral neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease in a homogenous sample of end-stage renal disease patients on haemodialysis therapy without a concomitant diagnosis of diabetes. Findings suggest that the Diabetic Foot Screening Tool reliably discriminated between end-stage renal disease patients presenting with and those without evidence of lower-limb-threatening risk factors. Further study is needed to determine whether these findings can be applied in the wider context of the haemodialysis population.
The Diabetic Foot Journal;
Jones, N.J., Mathieson, I., Morris, K. and Riley, S. (2018), 'Validation of the Diabetic Foot Screening Tool in detecting lower-limb-threatening risk factors in end-stage renal disease patients, The Diabetic Foot Journal, 21(2), pp.76-82
Article published in The Diabetic Foot Journal on 18 June 2018 available at https://www.diabetesonthenet.com/journals/issue/475.
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