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Introduction to Podopediatrics

INTRODUCTION TO PODOPEDIATRICS, 2/E is a concise but comprehensive introduction to the effective care of foot problems in children. Including coverage of the general, specialist and medical conditions which may influence the course of the podiatric treatment. Written by a multidisciplinary, international team of contributors under the editorship of a UK practitioner and and American educator and practitioner -- both podiatrists.

Audience
Podiatrists - trainees and practitioners, orthopedic surgeon trainees, general practitioners, pediatricians.

Hardbound, 408 Pages

Published: July 2001

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06208-7

Contents

  • Section 1:
    Psychological considerations in the child patient
    Growth and development
    History-taking and the physical examination
    Paediatric gait

    Section 2:
    General medicine and diabetes
    Rheumatic diseases of childhood and adolescence
    Paediatric neurology
    Cutaneous diseases in childhood

    Section 3:
    Radiological examination of the child's foot
    Orthopaedic conditions affecting the foot in childhood
    Torsional and frontal plane conditions of the lower extremity
    Developmental flatfoot.

    Section 4:
    Physical therapy
    Serial casting
    Orthotic management
    Sports injuries.

    APPENDICES
    Appendix 1 Special investigations
    Appendix 2 Examples of recognised human teratogens
    Appendix 3 Autosomal dominant disorders
    Appendix 4 Autosomal recessive disorders
    Appendix 5 X-linked disorders
    Appendix 6 Developmental milestones
    Index

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