Key Features

  • Unique in being written specifically with podiatrists in mind.
  • Liberally illustrated with full-colour photographs.
  • Practically orientated for the student and busy practitioner.
  • Author has over 20 years experience of clinical practice and teaching.

Table of Contents

1. Why diabetic feet get into trouble
2. Reducing the impact of diabetic foot complications with good metabolic control
3. Examining the diabetic foot
4. Offloading the diabetic foot
5. The infected foot
6. Management of vascular patients
7. Non ulcerative pathologies
8. The history of wound care
9. Psychology and education – overcoming the barriers
10. Communications
11. New roles for podiatrists
Appendix – Useful addresses
Index

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443100437
Electronic ISBN:
9780702032523

About the author

Alethea Foster

Affiliations and Expertise

Lead Clinical Specialist Podiatrist, King's College Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK