Lower Limb Amputation Prevention Guidance

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Lower Limb Amputation Prevention Guidance

23 March 2020

This pathway guidance has been developed by a collaborative group of clinicians in FDUK , to support all lower limb clinicians during the COVID-19 situation in line with current best practice. The guidance is to assist the identification of and management of people with critical / limbthreatening ischaemia or infection. The aim is to focus clinical assessment and decisions on urgent triage, referrals & access to High Foot Risk Podiatry, Hospital Vascular, Diabetes Foot, Infectious Diseases or Orthopaedic Teams, for potential life and limb-saving treatments or surgery​

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