The Foot in Diabetes / Edition 2

The Foot in Diabetes / Edition 2

by Andrew J. M. Boulton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471942596

ISBN-13: 9780471942597

Pub. Date: 05/31/1994

Publisher: Wiley

Specialists from a variety of disciplines offer a comprehensive, up-to-date and practical review of what is known about the causes of diabetic foot disease. This revised edition covers epidemiology, pathogenesis, all aspects of investigation, management as well as the latest concepts in diagnosis, identification and treatment.  See more details below

Overview

Specialists from a variety of disciplines offer a comprehensive, up-to-date and practical review of what is known about the causes of diabetic foot disease. This revised edition covers epidemiology, pathogenesis, all aspects of investigation, management as well as the latest concepts in diagnosis, identification and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471942597
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/31/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction1
2The History of the Diabetic Foot5
3The Size of the Problem: Epidemiological and Economic Aspects of Foot Problems in Diabetes15
4Biomechanical Aspects of Foot Problems in Diabetes25
5The Pathway to Ulceration: Aetiopathogenesis37
6Is Microvascular Disease Important in the Diabetic Foot?49
7Prevention of Diabetic Foot Problems: Identification and the Team Approach57
8Foot Care Education and the Diabetes Specialist Nurse69
9The Role of the Chiropodist77
10Podiatry and the Diabetic Foot: An American Perspective93
11Footwear: Uses and Abuses99
12Classification and Management of Neuropathic and Neuroischaemic Ulcers109
13Vascular Disease: Aetiology and Presentation121
14The Role of Radiology in the Assessment and Treatment of the Diabetic Foot137
15Radiographic Abnormalities in Diabetic Feet165
16Vascular Surgery: Its Role in Foot Salvage177
17The Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon191
18Infection: Investigation and Management203
19The Use of Antibiotics in Lesions of the Diabetic Foot: A British Perspective211
20Amputation: Its Place and Application219
21Rehabilitation of the Diabetic Amputee229
22Conclusions241
Index245

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