The Importance of Stigma Theory for Clinical Decisions Related to Diabetic Foot Amputations
Clinical Research in Practice: The Journal of Team Hippocrates
The authors examine the unconsidered impact of social stigma theory on the shared clinical decision-making process for a patient with foot osteomyelitis and MRSA bacteremia facing the prospect of an amputation.
Garcia R, Bartkowiak C, Nesbitt A. The importance of stigma theory for clinical decisions related to diabetic foot amputations. Clin Res Prac. 2022 Dec 6;8(2): eP3047. https://doi.org/10.22237/crp/1667260800