Read more about how the development of the tool during the Guyana Project in these publications:
Ostrow B, Woo KY, Sibbald RG. The Guyana Diabetic Foot Project: reducing amputations and improving diabetes care in Guyana, South America. WCET.2010,30(4):28-32.
Baranoski,S. and Ayello, EA. Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles. Wolters Kluver Health. Philadelphia. 2012
Krasner, D etal. Chronic Wound Care (5th edition)April2012
The materials on this website, including the video, PowerPoint slides, and the Simplified screening tool have been developed by R. Gary Sibbald, MD, Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, and their colleagues strictly for educational purposes. These slides should not be used out of context and are not intended to provide or replace clinical assessment and decision making for any particular patient situation treatment plan or legal advice for a particular case or claim.