Common Foot Problems in Primary Care / Edition 1

Common Foot Problems in Primary Care / Edition 1

by Richard B. Birrer, Michael Della Corte, Patrick Grisafi
     
 

The new edition of this highly popular text is perfect for the needs of primary care physicians, who see the majority of patients with foot problems. Diagnosis and practical treatment strategies are emphasized. Among the areas covered are skin, nails, the small toes and metatarsals, pediatrics, geriatrics, trauma, and medical conditions affecting the feet. The

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The new edition of this highly popular text is perfect for the needs of primary care physicians, who see the majority of patients with foot problems. Diagnosis and practical treatment strategies are emphasized. Among the areas covered are skin, nails, the small toes and metatarsals, pediatrics, geriatrics, trauma, and medical conditions affecting the feet. The coverage is concise, guiding the physician to exactly what he or she needs to know for each condition. Many new illustrations, with color plates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560530503
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
182

Table of Contents

1Anatomy of the Foot1
2History and Physical Examination9
3Diagnostic Evaluation25
4Skin41
5Nails53
6The Big Toe59
7The Small Toes63
8Metatarsals67
9The Heel, Subtalar Complex, and Ankle75
10The Pediatric Foot83
11The Geriatric Foot95
12Biomechanical Abnormalities103
13Trauma111
14Sports Medicine129
15The Arthropathies139
16Foot Lesions in Diabetic Patients147
17Infections of the Foot161
18Peripheral Vascular Disease169
19Miscellaneous Conditions177
20General Treatment Guidelines185
Appendix213
Index225

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