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Neuropathy - pain damage and the diabetic foot

Newton, Veronica (2008) Neuropathy - pain damage and the diabetic foot. Wound Essentials, 3. pp. 146-151.

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Neuropathy, or the impairment of nerve structures and function, is a common complication in diabetes
and affects up to one-third of patients. The most common manifestation is the loss of pain sensation
and this can lead to unrecognised trauma injuries and the development of ulceration. This article
looks at the aetiology of neuropathy and details management strategies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2011 14:08
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2015 01:53


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