Introduction to Podopediatrics

Edited by

  • Peter Thomson, BSc, DPodM, MChS, Private Practitioner
  • Russell Volpe, DPM, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY

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


Book information

  • Published: July 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06208-7

Table of 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.

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