Suitable for students and practitioners of podiatry, this title reviews the common conditions encountered in day-to-day podiatric practice, and describes their diagnoses and management along with areas of related therapeutics. It offers information students need to know about foot disorders and their treatment in order to pass their examinations.
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Principles of examination and diagnosis in clinical management. Cutaneous and nail disorders of the foot. Dermatological conditions of the foot and leg. General foot disorders. Circulatory disorders. Neurological disorders in the lower extremities. Leprosy and tropical diseases. Musculoskeletal disorders. Metabolic diseases. Management of high-risk patients. Podiatric management of the elderly. Paediatric podiatry and genetics. Sports medicine and injuries. Basic biomechanics of gait. Structure and function of the foot. Clinical therapeutics. Orthoses. Footwear. Pain control. Local anaesthesia. Nail surgery. Diagnostic imaging. Podiatric surgery. Principles of infection control. Medical emergencies in podiatry. Evolution and its influence on human foot function. Patient education and health promotion. Clinical governance. Health and safety in podiatric practice.