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Levin and O'Neal's The Diabetic Foot with CD-ROM

Fully updated, now in full color, this latest edition of Levin and O'Neal's The Diabetic Foot continues the work's proud tradition of providing the best diagnostic and management information for the challenging problems faced by patients with diabetic foot problems. With tips and pearls in every chapter, expansive color photographs, and its focus on team care, this classic reference is a must-have for anyone who cares for diabetic patients!



Published: September 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04145-4


  • Section A: The Foundations of Diabetic Foot Management

    1: Diabetes Mellitus: Old Assumptions and New Realities

    2: Epidemiology of Foot Ulcers and Amputations in the Diabetic Foot

    3: Neuropathic Problems of the Lower Extremities in Diabetic Patients

    4: Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis in Diabetes Mellitus: New Aspects of Pathogenesis

    5: Hemorheology: Principles and Concepts

    6: The Biomechanics of the Foot in Diabetes Mellitus

    7: Cutaneous Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus

    8: Nutritional Issues in the Patient with Diabetes and Foot Ulcers

    9: Pathogenesis and General Management of Foot Lesions in the Diabetic Patient

    10: Diabetic Foot Problems and their Management Around the World

    Section B: Evaluation Techniques and Nonsurgical Management

    11: An Improved Method for Staging and Classification of Foot Lesions in the Diabetic Patient

    12: Diabetic Foot Ulcer Care: Assessment and Management

    13: Total-Contact Casting in the Treatment of Neuropathic Ulcers

    14: Alternative Weight Redistribution Methods in the Treatment of Neuropathic Ulcers

    15: Imaging of the Diabetic Foot

    16: Noninvasive Vascular Testing: Basis, Application, and Role in Evaluating Diabetic Peripheral Arterial Disease

    17: Radiologic Intervention in Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease

    18: Modulating Wound Healing in Diabetes

    19: Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of the Diabetic Foot Wound

    20: Footwear for Injury Prevention: Correlation with Risk Category

    21: Charcot Neuropathy of the Foot

    22: Infectious Problems of the Foot in Diabetic Patients

    Section C: Surgical Aspects

    23: Surgical Pathology of the Foot and Clinicopathologic Correlations

    24: Medical Management of the Diabetic Patients During the Perioperative Period

    25: The Role of Vascular Surgery in the Diabetic Patient

    26: Plastic Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot

    27: Charcot Neuropathy of the Foot: Surgical Aspects

    28: Minor and Major Lower Limb Amputation in Person with Diabetes Mellitus

    29: Rehabilitation of the Diabetic Amputee

    Section D: Team Approach

    30: Organizing an Education-Based Diabetic Foot Clinic

    31: Lower Limb Self-Management Education

    32: Role of the Wound Care Nurse

    33: Role of the Podiatrist

    34: Pedorthoic Care of the Diabetic Foot

    35: Psychosocial and Psychological Aspects of Diabetic Foot Complications

    36: Empowerment in Amputation Prevention

    37: Improvements in Diabetic Foot Care with Clinical Information Systems

    Section E: Medicolegal Aspects

    38: Medicolegal Aspects of Care and Treatment of the Diabetic Foot


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