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Table 3 Additional areas to be covered in guidelines

From: Opinions about the most appropriate surgical management of diabetes-related foot infection: a cross-sectional survey

Additional areas to be covered in guidelines n
Treatment-based decisions
Indications for conservative vs. surgical management
Optimal offloading and biomechanical considerations
Vascular intervention
Imaging criteria
Charcot vs. infection considerations
9
Holistic management
Co-morbidities
Indicators of function
Patient education
Dietary management of diabetes
7
Local resource consideration
Distance to nearest hospital
Availability of podiatry services
2