Endocrinology Question 14 Instructor

What are the five main priorities in the management of diabetic foot ulcer?

  • Debride and dress the wound
  • Need for antibiotics: Culture: oral meds (mild infection):
    • Clindamycin 300 mg qid OR
    • Cephalexin (Keflex) 250-500 mg q 6 hr…
    • …OR Dicloxacillin 250 mg q 6 hr
  • Pressure off-loading
  • Revascularization
  • Glucose control

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