Key Features

  • All essential material on common foot disorders and their management is covered, which is required by those studying for their first degree in podiatry
  • Quick and easy access to information is offered through a detailed contents list, comprehensive index, and clear layout with good use of headings
  • Quick and easy learning features make this an ideal text for self-directed study and revision
  • Up-to-date information covers the conditions most commonly encountered in day-to-day practice

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Examination and diagnosis in clinical management

Chapter 2: The skin and nails in podiatry

Chapter 3: Dermatological conditions of the foot and leg

Chapter 4: Adult foot disorders

Chapter 5: Circulatory disorders

Chapter 6: Neurological disorders in the lower extremity

Chapter 7: Podiatry in the management of leprosy and tropical diseases

Chapter 8: Musculoskeletal disorders

Chapter 9: Metabolic disorders

Chapter 10: Management of high-risk patients

Chapter 11: Podiatric management of the elderly

Chapter 12: Paediatric podiatry and genetics

Chapter 13: Sports medicine and injuries

Chapter 14: Basic biomechanics of gait

Chapter 15: Structure and function of the foot

Chapter 16: Clinical therapeutics

Chapter 17: Orthoses

Chapter 18: Footwear

Chapter 19: Pain control

Chapter 20: Local anaesthesia

Chapter 21: Nail surgery

Chapter 22: Diagnostic imaging

Chapter 23: Podiatric surgery

Chapter 24: Principles of infection control

Chapter 25: Medical emergencies in podiatry

Chapter 26: Evolution and its influence on human foot function

Chapter 27: Health promotion and patient education

Chapter 28: Clinical governance

Chapter 29: Health and safety in podiatric practice

Details

No. of pages:
716
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702060823
Electronic ISBN:
9780702044281
Print ISBN:
9780702030291

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