Introduction to Podopediatrics

2nd Edition

Editors: Peter Thomson Russell Volpe
Print ISBN: 9780443062087
eBook ISBN: 9780702035814
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 4th July 2001
Page Count: 408


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.

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


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About the Editor

Peter Thomson

Affiliations and Expertise

Private Practitioner

Russell Volpe

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY