High risk diabetic foot treatment and prevention

Lawrence A. Lavery, Edgar J.G. Peters, Ruth L. Bush

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Emphasizing a team approach that includes the practicing podiatrist, endocrinologist, diabetologist, vascular surgeon, orthopedist, and infectious disease specialist, The High Risk Diabetic Foot provides a thorough and detailed resource on the management of complex diabetic foot problems. This comprehensive text is an essential tool that will enable physicians to reduce infections and amputations through careful examination, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Key features in The High Risk Diabetic Foot include: • A full section devoted to the prevention of amputation • High-quality images for accurate diagnosis • Chapters organized by epidemiology, classification and staging, diagnosis, special studies, and medical and surgical management • Summary tables and flow charts for quick reference • A discussion of the co-morbidities associated with diabetic foot pathology, including sensory neuropathy, painful neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease, food wounds, and more • Identification of the level of medical evidence associated with treatment recommendations

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh Risk Diabetic Foot
Subtitle of host publicationTreatment and Prevention
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages257
ISBN (Electronic)9781420083026
ISBN (Print)9781420083019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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