Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetic Foot Problems

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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.28 Principles of Wound Healing by Mark E. Puhaindran Abstract An understanding of the principles of wound healing is ... of time, Man has been tending to his wounds, to prevent them from getting infected and to make them heal faster.

Title:Diabetic Foot Problems
Author:Aziz Nather
Publisher:World Scientific - 2008


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