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High burden of diabetic foot infections in the top end of Australia: An emerging health crisis (DEFINE study)

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Introduction The risk of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide, and is particularly high in Indigenous Australians. Complicated foot infection is one of the most common sequelae of diabetes. We describe the incidence and associations of Indigenous and non-Indigenous inpatients with diabetic foot infections at Royal Darwin Hospital.

Methods All adult Royal Darwin Hospital inpatients with diabetic foot infections were enrolled prospectively from ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice More from this journal
Volume:
110
Issue:
2
Pages:
147-157
Publication date:
2015-09-19
Acceptance date:
2015-09-12
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ISSN:
0168-8227
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:571983
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uuid:f36f6ace-226a-4702-ac9e-5e933c50e309
Local pid:
pubs:571983
Source identifiers:
571983
Deposit date:
2015-11-04

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