New article promotes PASCOM-10 for nail surgery outcomes
Published 12 Nov 2018
THE PASCOM TEAM HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT THE PRE_PUBLICATION DRAFT BELOW CONTAINS A NUMBER OF ERRORS OR OMMISSIONS. A CORRECTED VERSION WILL BE UPLOADED SHORTLY.
Andrew Latham and colleagues present an overview of their use of PASCOM-10 to support evidence based practice and make a passionate call for others to do the same.
"It is time for podiatry to deliver evidence based/informed practice in nail surgery using PASCOM-10 (P-10) to support the College of Podiatry’s (CoP) strategic plan 2018-2022 by demonstrating the true volume and quality of work being undertaken by UK podiatrists regarding these procedures. Nail avulsion procedures +/- phenolic
matricectomy to manage deformed and ingrown toe nail plates are the fourth most commonly performed surgical procedures, as outcomed on the PASCOM-10 (P-10) audit tool by UK podiatrists.1 Despite this P-10 ranking, the procedures remain significantly under-reported and the P-10 app, which is potentially transformative in
demonstrating national nail surgery activity, remains underutilised."
The full article can be read here (opens in new window)