How to do a 3-minute diabetic foot exam

J Fam Pract. 2014 Nov;63(11):646-56.

Abstract

This brief exam will help you to quickly detect major risks and prompt you to refer patients to appropriate specialists.

MeSH terms

  • Diabetic Foot* / diagnosis
  • Diabetic Foot* / physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Hypesthesia / physiopathology
  • Lower Extremity / pathology
  • Lower Extremity / physiopathology
  • Medical History Taking / methods*
  • Patient Education as Topic / methods*
  • Physical Examination / methods*
  • Primary Health Care / methods
  • Primary Health Care / standards
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Time Factors