Effectiveness of Multidisciplinary Care Teams in Reducing Major Amputation Rate in Adults with Diabetes: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.

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Summary of "Effectiveness of Multidisciplinary Care Teams in Reducing Major Amputation Rate in Adults with Diabetes: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis."

To determine the pooled effectiveness of multidiscipinary care teams (MCTs) in reducing major amputation rates in adults with diabetes.


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Name: Diabetes research and clinical practice
ISSN: 1872-8227
Pages: 107996


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Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.

The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.

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Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.

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