Book Neale's disorders of the foot.
Publication year: 2011
Media type Book
Edition: 8th ed. / Paul Frowen ... [et al.] ; foreword by Val Brewster.
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780702044700 (hbk.) :
Previous ed.: 2006.
Includes Internet access.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Principles of examination and diagnosis in clinical management. Cutaneous and nail disorders of the foot. Dermatological conditions of the foot and leg. General foot disorders. Circulatory disorders. Neurological disorders in the lower extremities. Leprosy and tropical diseases. Musculoskeletal disorders. Metabolic diseases. Management of high-risk patients. Podiatric management of the elderly. Paediatric podiatry and genetics. Sports medicine and injuries. Basic biomechanics of gait. Structure and function of the foot. Clinical therapeutics. Orthoses. Footwear. Pain control. Local anaesthesia. Nail surgery. Diagnostic imaging. Podiatric surgery. Principles of infection control. Medical emergencies in podiatry. Evolution and its influence on human foot function. Patient education and health promotion. Clinical governance. Health and safety in podiatric practice.
Extent: xix, 618 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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This text is an essential textbook and reference source for podiatrists and chiropodists. It provides students with everything they need to know about foot disorders and their management.