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The Foot in Diabetes, 3rd Edition



The Foot in Diabetes, 3rd Edition

Andrew J. M. Boulton, Henry Connor, Peter R. Cavanagh

ISBN: 978-0-470-85334-4 November 2000 Wiley-Blackwell 388 Pages

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Reviews from previous editions: "A book that should find a place on the bookshelves of all physicians who care for diabetic patients." Hospital Update "I would thoroughly recommend that everyone read it if they do not wish to be left behind in this field." Journal of the Royal College of Physicians

Diabetic foot problems are one of the most important long-term problems associated with diabetes. They can be a major cause of disablement and have serious economic consequences for health organisations. The Foot in Diabetes, Third Edition, has revised and expanded the popular previous editions to provide a fully comprehensive and contemporary review of the known causes of diabetic foot disease.
* A practical guide to the clinical management of diabetic foot disease
* Effectively illustrated
* Comprehensively covers an area of considerable importance and interest
* Contributions from experts in all relevant fields
This essential text is of importance to all members of the diabetes specialist team including diabetologists, podiatrists, specialist nurses, district nurses, general practitioners, surgeons and clinical researchers.

Introduction: The Diabetic Foot--The Good News, The Bad News (J. Ward).

The Size of the Problem: Epidemiological and Economic Aspects of Foot Problems in Diabetes (R. Williams & M. Airey).

The Pathway to Ulceration: Aetiopathogenesis (A. Boulton).

What the Practising Physician Should Know about Diabetic Foot Biomechanics (P. Cavanagh, et al.).

Classification of Ulcers and Its Relevance to Management (M. Young).

Providing a Diabetes Foot Care Service (M. Burden, et al.).

The Diabetic Foot in Primary Care: A UK Perspective (R. Gadsby).

Podiatry and the Diabetic Foot: An American Perspective (L. Harkless & D. Armstrong).

Education--Can It Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Amputations? (M. Spraul).

Psychological and Behavioural Issues in Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulceration (L. Vileikyte).

Footwear for the High-risk Patient (E. Chantelau).

The Rational use of Antimicrobial Agents in Diabetic Foot Infection (G. Caputo).

Use of Dressings: Is There an Evidence Base? (N. Cullum, et al.).

New Treatments for Diabetic Foot Ulcers (V. Falanga, et al.).

The Role of Radiology in the Assessment and Treatment of the Diabetic Foot (J. Dyet, et al.).

Peripheral Vascular Disease and Vascular Reconstruction (K. Mercer & D. Berridge).

Charcot Foot: An Update on Pathogenesis and Management (R. Frykberg).

Prophylactic Orthopaedic Surgery--Is There A Role? (P. Laing).

Amputations in Diabetes Mellitus: Toes to Above Knee (J. Bowker & T. San Giovanni).

Rehabilitation after Amputation (E. Van Ross & S. Larner).

The International Consensus and Practical Guidelines on the Diabetic Foot (K. Bakker).

The Foot in Leprosy--Lessons for Diabetes (G. Warren).

Conclusions (H. Connor, et al.).