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General Diabetic Foot

Diabetic Foot Infections: Diagnosis and Management

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Robert Frykberg, DPM discusses the pathophysiology associated with diabetic foot ulcers and the risk factors leading to infection. Dr Frykberg outlines the criteria for recognition, assessment and treatment of each category of infection and which are limb-threatening and mandate immediate attention.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand Diabetic Foot pathophysiology
  2. List risk factors that contribute to infection
  3. Recognize the proper assessment for infection
  4. Understand the management of diabetic foot infections
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT eLearning Systems, LLC is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

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    Release Date: 07/12/2017 Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

  • Author
  • Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

    PRESENT Editor - Diabetic Limb Salvage
    Residency Director
    Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
    Phoenix, AZ

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