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Section: Wound Care Category: Wound Care

Take a Load Off - Review of the 2015 Consensus Statement on Offloading DFUs

Lee Rogers, DPM, FFPM, RCPS (Glas

Lee C Rogers, DPM reviews the 2015 Consensus statement on offloading and diabetic foot ulcers. Dr Rogers also reviews the critical triad for the formation of ulcers and the use of contact casts to heal them.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Discuss the critical triad of diabetic foot ulcers
  2. Understand the 2015 consensus statement on offloading and diabetic foot ulcers
  3. How does a total contact cast work
  4. Describe how to combine offloading with other therapies
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  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

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    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

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    Lee Rogers Has disclosed that he is a consultant/speaker for Sanuwave, Kerecis, Advanced Tissue and is and officer/director for RestorixHealth and is a member of the Board of Directors for American Board of Podiatric Medicine