Diabetic Wound Management posts

Lower Extremity Ulcers and the Toe Brachial Pressure Index

By Keisha Smith, MA, CWCMS

To treat patients with lower extremity ulcers, you need to find out if there’s impaired arterial blood flow. For some patients, however, the standard Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) yields misleading results. Fortunately, there’s an easy alternative: the Toe Brachial Pressure Index (TBPI).  Here’s when and how to perform this simple test. When confronting a lower […]

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