International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529

Elfatih Mohamed Malik

Khartoum University, Head of Community Medicine Council, Sudan medical Specialization Board, Sudan


  • Research Article   
    Assessment of Services Provided to Patient with Diabetic Septic Foot Attending Family Health Centers for Dressing in Omdurman Locality, 2016
    Author(s): Afkar Awad Morgan Mohamad* and Elfatih Mohamed Malik

    IBackground: Diabetes mellitus is emerging as a public health problem worldwide. Diabetic septic foot (DSF) is one of the many complications of diabetes. Thus, becoming a socioeconomic burden on the community and health system. Due to scarcity of resources and inadequate training, services provided to DSF patients are suboptimal, especially in developing countries. Objective: This study was designed to assess services provided to DSF patients attending referred family health centers for wound dressing in the Omdurman locality, from April to May 2016. Specific objectives include assessing infrastructure of service, investigating the process in delivering the service to the patients and of course patient satisfaction with the service provided. Methodology: An observational cross-sectional facility-based study was carri.. View More»

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