Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The Ipswich Touch Test: a simple and novel method to screen patients with diabetes at home for increased risk of foot ulceration

With clearly written instructions, this simple test can be used by non-professionals to accurately assess for loss of protective sensation. We believe that the Ipswich Touch Test may also be a useful educational adjunct to improve awareness of diabetes foot disease in patients and relatives alike and empower them to seek appropriate care if sensation was found to be abnormal (Diabetic Medicine)

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