This pioneering textbook is the first one ever on diabetic foot problems.
With contributions from a multidisciplinary panel of experts, it presents a comprehensive curriculum on the topic.
This includes global and socio-economic aspects of diabetes; a team approach; basic science of the foot (anatomy and biomechanics); clinical assessment and classification systems for diabetic foot problems; endocrine aspects; diabetic foot infections (clinical presentation and management); amputations in diabetic foot surgery (predictive factors, major and distal amputations, rehabilitation and phantom pain management); care of diabetic wounds (including the role of the latest technologically advanced dressings, vacuum dressings, anodyne therapy, ultrasonic debridement and extracorporeal shockwave therapy); and diabetic footcare and diabetic footwear.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 604 pages
- Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
- Publication Date: 22/05/2008
- Category: Diabetes
- ISBN: 9789812791528