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Managing the Diabetic Foot, 2nd Edition

Managing the Diabetic Foot, 2nd Edition

Michael E. Edmonds, Alethea V. M. Foster

ISBN: 978-0-470-75151-0

Apr 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

176 pages

$46.99

Description

Written by the BMA award-winning author team of Mike Edmonds and Alethea Foster


Aimed at podiatrists, nurses, physicians, surgeons, orthotists and all other members of the multidisciplinary diabetic foot team, Managing the Diabetic Foot, Second Edition, remains a “must-have” for all those interested in diabetes and the diabetic foot.


New features of this Second Edition include:



  • Chapter on amputation has been expanded as has the overall surgical focus
  • Metabolic control and all other aspects of management have also been extensively updated
  • New introductory chapter which describes the assessment of the diabetic foot, incorporating an illustrated section on differential diagnosis
  • Content aids the implementation of the NICE guidelines and the ‘National Service Framework for Diabetes’
Introduction.

Managing Stage 1: The Normal Foot.

Managing Stage 2: The High Risk Foot.

Managing Stage 3: The Ulcerated Foot.

Managing Stage 4: The Cellulitic Foot.

Managing Stage 5: The Necrotic Foot.

Managing Stage 6: The Major Amputation.

Non-Ulcerative Pathologies.

New Developments.

Appendix: Problems of Differential Diagnosis

The complete pocketbook guide to the Diabetic Foot

  • Chapter on amputation has been expanded as has the overall surgical focus
  • Metabolic control and all other aspects of management have also been extensively updated
  • New introductory chapter which describes the assessment of the diabetic foot, incorporating an illustrated section on differential diagnosis
  • Content aids the implementation of the NICE guidelines and the ‘National Service Framework for Diabetes'
  • Pocket version of the award-winning A Practical Manual of Diabetic Footcare