Edmonds, Michael E.

Managing the Diabetic Foot

Edmonds, Michael E. - Managing the Diabetic Foot, ebook

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Foot problems in diabetic patients are some of the most challenging complications to treat, due to an often quitelate presentation of symptoms from the patient. Therefore visual recognition of presenting clinical signs is absolutely key for a successfuldiagnosis andsubsequently, the right management programme.

The 3rd edition of Managing the Diabetic Foot once again provides a practical, handy andaccessible pocket guide to the clinical management of patients withsevere feet problems associated with diabetes, such as ulcers, infections and necrosis.By focusing on the need for a speedy response to the clinical signs, it willenabledoctors makerapid, effective management decisions in order tohelp prevent deterioration and avoid the need forevental foot amputation.

Each chapter focuses specifically on the differentstages of foot disease and the clinical management required at that particular stage, ie,the normal foot; high-risk foot, ulcerated foot, infected foot, necrotic foot and unsalvageable foot.

Full colour throughout, it will feature over 150 clinical photos, numeroushints and tips to aid rapid-reference, as well as the latest national and international guidelines on diabetic foot management.

Managing the Diabetic Foot, 3E, isthe ideal go-to clinical tool for alldiabetes professionals, specialist diabetes nurses andpodiatristsmanaging patientswith diabetic foot problems.

Keywords: diabetic; complications; challenging; problems; patients; successful; absolutely; visual; signs; clinical; presenting; key; diagnosis; recognition; programme; provides; guidance; management; expert; specialist; nurses; feet problems, Surgery & Surgical Specialties, Podiatry, Surgery & Surgical Specialties, Podiatry

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