Wound Care & Diabetes
Patients with diabetics caused by wound infection can be considered as a public health problem. Infection of foot ulcers is sometimes seen in diabetic patients and will be a considerable morbid event. A diabetic foot ulcer usually located in the bottom of the foot is an open sore or wound. The formation ulcers includes various combination of factors such as lack of feeling at intervals the foot, poor circulation, foot deformities, irritation like friction or pressure and trauma, as well as duration of diabetes. Diabetic wounds mainly classified into three categories: neuropathic, ischemic, and neuroischemic. It is essential to identify wound progression, infection and healing to know the distinct features of each wound category. Failure of identifying the wound type that exists properly can lead to ineffective diabetic wound treatment plan which results in long-term complications or amputation. The primary goal among the treatment of foot ulcers is to induce healing as shortly as possible. The faster the healing is the less likelihood for an infection.