Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/diabetic_foot_care
Diabetic Foot Care
Project name and responsible
Hallux-Podiatria - KOSOVO
Prishtina: Str. Ali Hadri nr 24- city code(10000)
Gjakove: S.Stavileci 114 - city-code(50000)
Diabetic Foot Care Guide for patients, now available here.
By Vjollca Kola
Presentation of Diabetic Foot Care in Kosovo
Treating professionally Diabetic Foot problems. The methods and materials used for treatment of diabetic patients are sofisticated in developed countries.
Wound management is simple: regular inspection, cleansing, removal of surface debris and protection of the regenerating issue from the environment.
Guidelines classification: PEDIS: P-Perfusion E-Extent-size D-Depth-tissue loss I-Infection S-Sensation SIMPLE treatment for diabetic foot ulcer: • Callus removal • Honey bandages • Off-loading Debridement Callus Removel with scalpel Off-loading Felt padding as protection against pressure during walking Bandages and ortheses.
So with those not so expensive methods we achieve a good results in prevention and treating Diabetic Foot problems which are very important for developing countries such as Kosovo.
PROJECT AGREEMENT WITH THE WEOBSERVATORY
- Explore options to integrate Diabetic Foot Care into Telemedicine services in Kosovo
- Study of feasibility to adapt 8.000 paper patient records to electronic records for dissemination and education
- Investigation of twinning with other projects of the WeObservatory and Foundation Millennia2025
- Participation and presentations to international conferences
PLANNED ACTIVITIES 2014 – 2015
- Participation at Medetel 2014
- Publications, presentations
- Project dissemination at international levels
- Collaborations with local and international organizations
CONTACTS AND COLLABORATIONS
- IsFTeH, Medetel
- International Working Group on Diabetic Foot (IWGDF)
RESULTS and Pictures
- Dissemination of the project
- Publications and studies
Working with students from Netherlands
Diabetic Foot Care
LINKS AND DOCUMENTS