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- Identify the critical anatomical structures, conditions, indications, and contraindications for diabetic foot care.
- Describe the equipment, personnel, preparation, and technique in regards to diabetic foot care.
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- Outline interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication to advance diabetic foot care and improve outcomes.
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- Authors: Kayla Song
- Editors: Aaron R. Chambers
- Editors-In-Chief: Nisha KumarRichard Kitaeff
Chief Medical Reviewer: Beenish S. Bhutta
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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- Name: 'diabeticfoot.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Aaron R. Chambers, DPM, FACFAS
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