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Improving diabetic foot care in a nurse-managed safety-net clinic.

Authors
  • Peterson, Joann M
  • Virden, Mary D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Volume
25
Issue
5
Pages
263–271
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00786.x
PMID: 24170568
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The development of the Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Assessment tool and the implementation of the Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Care Program have resulted in positive outcomes for the patients in a nurse-managed safety-net clinic. This article demonstrates that quality healthcare services can successfully be developed and implemented in a safety-net clinic setting.

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