The Foot in Diabetes
Published: 2020
Page Count: 568
Edition: 5th
ISBN13: 978-1119445814

Fully revised and updated edition of this popular book, addressing all issues concerning the diabetic foot, one of the most prevalent problems in diabetes, with a strong emphasis on practical aspects of delivering care.

A comprehensive resource that addresses all the issues concerning the diabetic foot

The revised fifth edition of The Foot in Diabetes offers an important guide to one of the most prevalent problems in diabetes, with a strong emphasis on practical aspects of delivering care. It contains information on the most recent development in the field of diabetic foot care and its scientific basis.

This classic resource continues to reflect the strengths of earlier editions. The contributors – noted international panel of experts on the topic – stress the practical applications and management of treating the diabetic foot.??All the chapters have been fully revised and updated, with new chapters introduced that cover:

global review of diabetic foot problems
new imagining techniques
smart technology
the use of regenerative medicine
providing algorithms for diabetic foot care

Written for all members of the diabetes specialist team including diabetologists, podiatrists, specialist nurses, general practitioners, surgeons and clinical researchers, The Foot in Diabetes, Fifth Edition is the essential resource need to keep abreast of the most recent developments in the field.

Table of contents
Epidemiology and Economic Impact of Foot Ulcers
Cost of Diabetic Foot Disease in England
Epidemiology of Amputation and the Influence of Ethnicity
The Diabetic Foot WorldwideDiabetic Neuropathy
The Pathway to Ulceration: Aetiopathogenesis and Screening
Biomechanics of the Diabetic Foot for the Uninitiated
Psychological and Behavioural Aspects of Diabetic Foot Ulceration
What Role for the Plain Radiograph of the Diabetic Foot?
Advanced Cross-Sectional Radiology-Ultrasound, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Diabetic Foot
Gait and Exercise Training in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Smart Technology for the Diabetic Foot in Remission
How to Assess the Quality of Clinical Trials for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Therapies
Bypass in Diabetic Peripheral Artery Disease
Surgery or Endovascular Intervention in Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease
Inpatient Diabetic Foot Care: A UK Perspective
Diagnosis and Management of Infection in the Diabetic Foot
Surgical Approach to Diabetic Foot Infection
The Evidence Base for the Choice of Dressings in the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Pathogenesis of Charcot Neuroarthropathy and Acute Management
Surgical Reconstruction of the Charcot Foot
Amputation in the Diabetic Foot
Rehabilitation of the Amputee
Surgery for the Diabetic Foot: Prophylactic and Osteomyelitis Surgery – Is there an Evidence Base?
Footwear and Orthoses for People with Diabetes
The Diabetic Foot in Remission
Setting up a Diabetic Foot Clinic
National Audit of Diabetic Foot Care: Continuing Audit is Essential for the Delivery of Optimal Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Regenerative Medicine and the Diabetic Foot
Role of the Plastic Surgeon in Diabetic Foot Care
Algorithms for Diabetic Foot Care: Management of the Hot Swollen Foot
Approach to a New Diabetic Foot Ulceration
Algorithms for Diabetic Foot Care: Vascular Evaluation
Algorithms for Diagnosis and Management of Infection in the Diabetic Foot