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Table 6 Breakeven analysis

From: Implementing a podiatry prescribing mentoring program in a public health service: a cost-description study

Infected foot ulcer outcome averted Cost avoided Overall breakeven Hospital breakeven
A: Requires ongoing management (e.g. wound debridement, wound dressing, antibiotics) $3948 7.62 4.32
B: Minor amputation: toe $20,240 1.49 0.84
C: Major amputation: below knee or trans-metatarsal $74,944 0.40 0.23