Neale's Disorders of the Foot

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 12, 2010 - Medical - 716 pages
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Neale’s Disorders of the Foot remains the essential resource for students and practitioners of podiatry. All the common conditions encountered in day-to-day podiatric practice are reviewed and their diagnoses and management described along with areas of related therapeutics. Students will find in this one volume everything they need to know about foot disorders and their treatment in order to pass their examinations, while practitioners will continue to appreciate the book’s accessibility and relevance to their daily practice. The new eighth edition is more indispensable than ever before with all contributions revised and brought up to date, colour photographs throughout, an all-new clear and accessible full colour design, and its own website including a full image library, video clips of key techniques and interactive self-assessment questions. Whether you need quick reference or more detailed information, the new and improved Neale’s Disorders of the Foot is ready to serve the needs of a new generation of podiatry students and practitioners.

 

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Contents

2 The skin and nails in podiatry
19
3 Dermatological conditions of the foot and leg
45
4 Adult foot disorders
81
5 Circulatory disorders
145
6 Neurological disorders in the lower extremity
159
7 Podiatry in the management of leprosy and tropical diseases
177
8 Musculoskeletal disorders
199
9 Metabolic disorders
231
18 Footwear
453
19 Pain control
479
20 Local anaesthesia
489
21 Nail surgery
501
22 Diagnostic imaging
509
23 Podiatric surgery
533
24 Principles of infection control
551
25 Medical emergencies in podiatry
565

10 Management of highrisk patients
243
11 Podiatric management of the elderly
253
12 Paediatric podiatry and genetics
269
13 Sports medicine and injuries
297
14 Basic biomechanics of gait
371
15 Structure and function of the foot
387
16 Clinical therapeutics
397
17 Orthoses
435
26 Evolution and its influence on human foot function
573
27 Health promotion and patient education
581
28 Clinical governance
589
29 Health and safety in podiatric practice
595
Index
607
Inside Back Cover
621
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