Diabetic Foot Ulcer Summary

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10. Summary and conclusion 10.1 Introduction: A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that occurs in approximately 15 % of patients with diabetes and is commonly located on the bottom of the foot. Of those who develop a foot ulcer, 6 % will be hospitalized due to infection or other ulcer-related complication. The causes of DFU are Poor blood circulation and it is a form of vascular disease in which blood doesn’t flow to the feet efficiently. Poor circulation can also make it more difficult for ulcers to heal. High glucose levels can slow down the healing process of an infected foot ulcer, so blood sugar management is critical. People with type -2 diabetes often have a harder time fighting off infections from ulcers. Nerve damage is…show more content…
The aim was to compare the effectiveness of conventional treatment and herbal treatment in diabetic foot ulcer. The objectives of the present study are: 1.To compare the effectiveness of conventional and herbal treatment on diabetic foot ulcer stages and grading its characteristics. 2. To compare the effectiveness of conventional and herbal treatment on bio-physiological variables of type-2 diabetes mellitus and the hypothesis, conceptual frame work of Ludwig Von Bettalanffy’s general system theory and ethical…show more content…
The nurses work in different care settings like hospitals, primary health centres, block centres, medical college hospitals, public health departments, Government offices, etc. They are well aware of the alternate treatment modalities. The nurses live in urban, semi-urban and rural areas. They know people living in India and in many of the other parts of the world depend upon herbal medicines for minor ailments and even for some of chronic diseases. There are so many herbal based products available commercially like soaps, beauty creams, hair oils, pain relievers, tonics, face wash, hand wash, dates syrup, oil for massage, herbal decoction, cough mixture and many such items. There are many herbal pharmaceutical companies producing several types of products meant for various proposes. The Himalaya, Pathanjali, Arogya Bhavan, Ayushya Varsha, Shita Pharma, Ideal Cures Pvt. Ltd, Horticultural Impex, Herbal Hills, Natural Centres, Kavitha Herbal Products, Agarwal Herbal products, Bio-baxy herbal products and others are some of the popular alternate medicine manufacturers. On one side highly developed technological changes are taking place in the world while on the other side people are going for organic food items and natural medicines that are cost effective and

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