End-diastolic compression techniques
using the Circulator Boot™ have been shown to treat successfully
more than 90% of patients that otherwise would end in amputation
of the toes or feet. Patient expectations are high. Cost-effectiveness
Since successful implementation
depends on several factors, please help us by taking a few
minutes to complete the following analysis. We want to be
able to respond more efficiently to your needs.
We have a global budget and
can allocate funds to worthwhile and financially justified
We are in short-term crisis
mode. No funds are available for new projects; funding
levels are fixed.
We are expanding. We have a project approved and
underway which could utilize this type of equipment.
Our facility is static and not able to accommodate new
initiatives at this time.
Active therapies including
chiropody, physiotherapy and psychology are favoured and
We believe medications and
surgery will best satisfy most health care needs.
We already use the VAC, galvanic
stimulation, growth factors and advanced dressing systems.
We mainly use sharp debridgement
followed by conventional wound care.
We measure patient progress
and need to expand our diagnostics abilities.
We do minimal diagnostics,
mainly to justify surgery.
Our doctors are aggressive,
have good support, and strive for the best.
We are overworked and do our
best with limited resources.
A staff of well-trained medical
professionals is in place that would like to learn even
more effective techniques.
We only do basic wound care
and would need to hire and train new staff.
We have a growing wound, foot
or vascular clinic with active treatments.
Patients are schedule as needed,
mainly to review medications.
Everything possible should
be done to save a patient's foot. We need better
methods for treating infection.
Amputations and resections
are usually the overall best options for deteriorating
We have under-utilized clinic
Our space is tight.
No further clinic space available just now.
We service a region with more
than 250,000 population that is within one hour's driving
We are a small community facility
located in a less populated area.
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facility. Leave out those aspects that do not apply.
Add the number of positives. Subtract the negatives.