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The Foot in Diabetes
Fourth Edition
edited by Andrew Boulton

The Foot in Diabetes reviews important developments in the field of diabetic foot care and its scientific basis.


  • Focuses on practical applications and management
  • Examines new technologies such as vacuum therapy, new casting techniques, the use stems cells and gene therapy in wound healing
  • Reviews new international guidelines introduced for the management of infectious disease


  1. Epidemiology and Economic Impact of Foot Ulcers
  2. The Epidemiology of Amputations and the Influence of Ethnicity
  3. Diabetic Neuropathy
  4. Microcirculation and Diabetic Foot
  5. The Pathway to Ulceration: Aetiopathogenesis
  6. What the Practising Clinician Should Know About Foot Biomechanics
  7. The Description and Classification of Diabetic Foot Lesions: Systems for Clinical Care, for Research and for Audit
  8. Providing a Diabetes Foot Care Service: Lessons from the Veterans Health Affairs in the United States
  9. Providing a Diabetic Foot Care Service: The Exeter Integrated Diabetic Foot Project
  10. The Diabetic Foot in Primary Care: A UK Perspective
  11. Psychological and Behavioural Issues in Diabetic Foot Ulceration
  12. Education in the Management of the Foot in Diabetes
  13. Infection of the Foot in Persons with Diabetes: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology, Clinical Presentation and Approach to Therapy
  14. Challenges in the Infected Diabetic Foot: Osteomyelitis and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  15. Dressings: Is There an Evidence Base
  16. New and Alternative Treatments for the Diabetic Foot: Stem Cells and Gene Transfer
  17. An Introduction to Larval Therapy
  18. New and Alternative Treatments for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Hormones and Growth Factors
  19. Radiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Diabetic Foot
  20. Interventional Radiology in the Diabetic Foot
  21. Peripheral Vascular Disease and Reconstruction
  22. Charcot Foot: What’s New in Pathogenesis and Medical Management
  23. The Operative Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle
  24. Surgery for Ulceration and Infection in the Diabetic Foot
  25. Conventional Offloading and Activity Monitoring
  26. Amputations in the Diabetic Foot
  27. Rehabilitation of the Amputee with Diabetes
  28. Footwear for People with Diabetes
  29. New Casting Techniques: Introduction to the ‘Instant Total Contact Cast’
  30. New Technologies in Wound Healing: Pressure-Relieving Dressings
  31. Negative Pressure Wound (VAC) Therapy
  32. The Diabetic Foot in Brazil
  33. Recent International Developments: India
  34. Recent International Developments: Africa
  35. The International Consensus on the Diabetic Foot
  36. ‘The Organisation of Diabetic Foot Care’: Evidence-Based Recommendations
  37. Primary Care: Delivery/Translation of Guidelines into Practice
  38. Practical Aspects of Establishing a Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinic
  39. Practical Issues in Diabetes Foot Care: Podiatry – Linking Primary and Secondary Care
  40. Algorithms for Assessing Risks for Ulcerations and Amputations


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The Foot in Diabetes
Fourth Edition
edited by Andrew Boulton

2006 • 464 pages • $144.00 + shipping
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