Introduction: Recurrence for diabetic foot ulcers is realy high. Recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers can be prevent through self-care and self-management of diabetes. As DM patients require constant monitoring by a nurse, foot care behavior and diabetic self-management can be quite tough for nurses. Patients with diabetes mellitus are typically less exposed to training about their condition and have less access to healthcare. Aim: This systematic review aims to examine the mobile health applications are good to access information in the health sector, enhance self-management abilities, make it easier for patients to communicate with nurses, and boost patient compliance with the management of diabetes mellitus for prevent recurrence the diabetic foot ulcer. Design: Literature search was done using Scopus, Science Direct, PubMed, and Web of Science. Criteria search covered the last five years and focused on the period of vulnerability from 2017 to 2022. This systematic review, a critical evaluation will be done based on the guidelines from The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). The first study selection used the PRISMA guidelines. Data sources: This systematic review examines 15 journal articles selected from a total of 105 journal articles. Results: Using a mobile health app can help people with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 take better care of their feet and manage their diabetes, which can prevent diabetic foot ulcer recurrence. Conclusion: The development of mobile health apps and virtual consultations through telemedicine is a good way to prevent diabetic foot ulcers from recurrence in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - May 2023|
- Diabetic foot ulcer
- Mobile health application