A prospective study: hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetics with chronic foot ulcers

J Wound Care. 2006 Nov;15(10):457-9. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2006.15.10.26970.

Abstract

Research suggests that hyperbaric oxygen therapy may have beneficial effects on ulcer healing and amputation rates in diabetic patients. This paper describes the design of a study that is evaluating its effects on chronic diabetic foot ulcers.

Publication types

  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Amputation / statistics & numerical data
  • Attitude to Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diabetic Foot / diagnosis
  • Diabetic Foot / psychology
  • Diabetic Foot / therapy*
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Exercise Test
  • Humans
  • Hyperbaric Oxygenation / methods*
  • Hyperbaric Oxygenation / psychology
  • Outpatient Clinics, Hospital
  • Patient Care Team / organization & administration
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quality of Life / psychology
  • Research Design
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Sweden
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Walking
  • Wound Healing