Monofilaments are designed to test the loss of sensation in the feet of diabetic patients.
If a patient cannot feel a 10g monofilament then they must be considered to be at risk from developing a neuropathic ulcer.
- The introductions of Duraban has given the monofilament anti-microbial properties ensuring it meets decontamination and infection control requirements.
- Measures both the diminishing and returning sensation, ideal for screening peripheral nerve impairment and detecting changes in neurological status.
- Monofilaments resist damage, thus saving time and expense of replacing and recalibrating.
- Monofilaments are portable, practical, compact and easy to use. Ideal for the busy clinician.