Priority 8 from the Foot Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What evidence is there that foot health research is used in clinical practice and the impact that it has on clinical outcomes? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0092/8
Explanatory note Despite a growing body of evidence (although currently limited in scope and quality overall), there is a need to demonstrate the usability and impact that foot health research has on clinical outcomes for patients, practitioners and health service commissioners

J Foot Ankle Res. 2017 Nov 22;10:51. doi: 10.1186/s13047-017-0232-3. eCollection 2017. Evidence for current recommendations concerning the management of foot health for people with chronic long-term conditions: a systematic review. Edwards K(1), Borthwick A(2), McCulloch L(2), Redmond A(3), Pinedo-Villanueva R(1), Prieto-Alhambra D(1), Judge A(1), Arden N(1), Bowen C(1)(2).  

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

How do the results of research into treatments get adopted into clinical practice? ~ what is the impact over time (of research) on individual patients and groups of patients?

Submitted by Healthcare professional x 4, Other x 2
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0092
PSP name Foot Health
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 30  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 26 September 2019