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PodCast: a rural and regional service model for podiatrist-led advanced off-loading

conference contribution
posted on 23.07.2021, 03:31 by Marcus GardnerMarcus Gardner, A McLean, Byron PerrinByron Perrin
Diabetes-related foot disease causes significant morbidity and those in rural areas are disproportionately affected. Total contact casts (TCC) or walkers made irremovable (iTCC) are the gold standard for managing neuropathic foot ulceration but are under-utilised, particularly in rural areas. The aim of this study was to evaluate a podiatrist-led service model (“PodCast”) for providing TCCs and iTCCs in a rural and regional setting.

History

Publication Date

22/03/2019

Name of conference

Victorian Allied Health Research Conference

Location

Melbourne

Starting Date

22/03/2019

Finshing Date

22/03/2019

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