Evid Based Nurs 8:80 doi:10.1136/ebn.8.3.80
  • Treatment

At-home foot temperature monitoring reduced foot complications in high risk patients with diabetes

Enhanced therapy with at-home, infrared temperature monitoring v standard therapy for preventing foot complications in high risk patients with diabetes without peripheral vascular disease*

Outcomes at 6 months Enhanced Standard RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Diabetic foot complications 1/41 (2.4%) 9/44 (20%) 89% (37 to 98) 6 (3 to 18)
Ulcers 1/41 (2.4%) 7/44 (16%) 85% (11 to 97) 8 (4 to 82)

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