Key Features

  • Many practical and evidence-based guidelines
  • Comprehensive and critical review of literature
  • Full colour throughout
  • The only detailed book on the subject for podiatrists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals
  • Essential reading for podiatry students and practitioners

Table of Contents

Population ageing. Biological theories of ageing. Physiological changes in the ageing of the foot and ankle. Epidemiology of foot problems in older people. Functional implications of foot problems in older people. Assessment of the older patient. Common foot problems and their management. Foot and ankle manifestations of common systemic conditions. Wound management in older people. Footwear and orthotic considerations. Surgical considerations. Outcome measurement. Geriatrics as a speciality area.

Details

No. of pages:
280
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702039379
Print ISBN:
9780080450322

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