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An intensive self care training programme reduces admissions for the treatment of plantar ulcers

CROSS, Hugh
NEWCOMBE, Lesley
September 2001

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"This paper describes, in detail, an intensive 14 day Self Care Training Programme that is conducted at Lalgadh Leprosy Services Centre in Nepal. An evaluation of the programme was undertaken in which hospital admission for infected plantar ulceration was the outcome measure. This paper presents an overview of the issues related to impairment, a description of the Self Care Training Programme, an analysis of the evaluation results and a discussion of the findings"
Leprosy Review, Vol 72, Issue 3

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