International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

Oxygen Dependent Killing of Bacteria in Wounds of Diabetic Patients
Amir Saeed, Gunnar Sandström

In the present study diabetic patients of both sexes at an aged ranging between 47 to 58 years were treated for wound infection on their feet due to diabetes mellitus. The patients were treated for five days twice a day in an oxygen rich foot bath. The oxygen foot bath had good effect on bacteria localized in the wound on feet since 66% of the patient totally recovered from bacterial infections on their feet. Furthermore, witnesses from the included subjects and their physicians clearly point at a patient amelioration.

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