Therapeutic Footwear

Therapeutic Footwear
Author: Wendy Tyrrell,Gwenda Carter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2009
ISBN: 0443068836
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Therapeutic Footwear Book Excerpt:

Providing authoritative information to health professionals concerned with the prescribing and fitting of surgical and corrective footwear, this text ranges through patient assessment, suitability of styles, and measuring and fitting, all from the relatively simple to the most complex of cases.

Neale s Disorders of the Foot

Neale s Disorders of the Foot
Author: Paul Frowen,Maureen O'Donnell,J. Gordon Burrow
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 716
Release: 2010-04-12
ISBN: 0702044288
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neale s Disorders of the Foot Book Excerpt:

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.

Pocket Podiatry Footwear and Foot Orthoses E Book

Pocket Podiatry  Footwear and Foot Orthoses E Book
Author: Anita Ellen Williams,Chris Nester
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-06-29
ISBN: 9780702047879
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pocket Podiatry Footwear and Foot Orthoses E Book Book Excerpt:

Footwear and Foot Orthoses provides students and clinicians with a guide to the information they require to underpin their clinical decision making. Pocket Podiatry provides all the essential information for a modern Podiatric practice. Examination and diagnosis, aetiology, prognosis and management are provided in a practical and informative manner. With its clarity and portability, students will find the Pocket Podiatry series an invaluable companion to their studies, whilst practitioners will appreciate its clinical orientation and concise format. Relevant – focuses on key information Convenient – handy sized volumes can easily be carried in coat pocket Practical – Core theory and a maximum of clinical emphasis Accessible – user-friendly format with summaries and helpful tips Specialist – written specifically for Podiatrists by true experts Clear – full colour design throughout A new series of pocketbooks specifically written for podiatry students and practitioners that answers all your questions on the main areas of study and practice, in handy, affordable, full colour volumes specially designed for quick reference and ease of access.

Diabetes Mellitus and Human Health Care

Diabetes Mellitus and Human Health Care
Author: Anne George,Robin Augustine,Mathew Sebastian
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 522
Release: 2014-02-06
ISBN: 1926895762
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diabetes Mellitus and Human Health Care Book Excerpt:

This book will enlighten on some of the recent progress in diabetic care and therapy. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because of the inability of cells to respond to the insulin that is produced. According to the recent report of World Health Organization, 346 million people worldwide are suffering from diabetes, and in 2004, approximately 3.4 million people died as a result of high blood sugar. This book explores applying both classical and modern approaches to the management of diabetes by focusing on a holistic approach. Great attention has been focused on global trends in diabetes, epidemiology of diabetes, inhibitors in diabetes and diabetes therapy, vitamins and diabetes, and the role of dietary fats in diabetes in this book. Topics include: • diabetic foot ulcers and therapeutic footwear • Withania coagulans. Dunal as an antidiabetic herb • the pharmacological interventions for diabetic cardiomyopathy • the use of saliva as a noninvasive tool to monitor glycemic control in diabetic patients • a cutting-edge biomedical device for continuous in vivo glucose monitoring • the temporal effect of repeated stress in the pathophysiology of T2DM • nanosensor technology for glucose detection The editors and authors emphasize a holistic approach toward the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diabetes by joining hands with experts from various disciplines Medical students and doctors of modern medicine, Ayurveda, homeopathy, etc., medical reserachers, researchers in the area of diabetes, pharma professionals.

Levin and O Neal s the Diabetic Foot

Levin and O Neal s the Diabetic Foot
Author: John H. Bowker,Michael A. Pfeifer
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 627
Release: 2008
ISBN: 0323041450
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Levin and O Neal s the Diabetic Foot Book Excerpt:

Fully updated, now in full color, this latest edition of Levin and O'Neal's The Diabetic Foot provides diagnostic and management information for the challenging problems faced by patients with diabetic foot problems. The book has a team care focus and offers tips and pearls in every chapter.

The Foot in Diabetes

The Foot in Diabetes
Author: Andrew J. M. Boulton,Peter R. Cavanagh,Gerry Rayman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2006-07-11
ISBN: 0470029366
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Foot in Diabetes Book Excerpt:

Since the publication of the third edition of The Foot inDiabetes, there have been important developments in the fieldof diabetic foot care and its scientific basis, including: The introduction of new technologies such as vacuum therapy,new casting techniques, the use of hormones and growth factors inwound healing; Advances in the understanding of the biomechanics of footproblems; Increased problems with multidrug-resistant organisms; The introduction of new international guidelines for themanagement of foot infections; Significant progress in the use of cytokines, metalloproteinaseinhibitors, stem cells and gene therapy in wound healing. This fourth edition of this popular title maintains thestrengths of earlier editions, with a strong emphasis on practicalapplications and management. All the chapters have been fullyrevised and updated, with new chapters introduced to cover thetopics listed above. This book features more internationalcontributors, giving it more global relevance than before, and forthe first time it includes colour plates. With its focus on practically oriented advice, this book isessential reading for all members of the diabetes specialist teamincluding diabetologists, podiatrists, specialist nurses, generalpractitioners, surgeons and clinical researchers.

Merriman s Assessment of the Lower Limb

Merriman s Assessment of the Lower Limb
Author: Ben Yates,Linda M. Merriman
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 588
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN: 0080451071
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Merriman s Assessment of the Lower Limb Book Excerpt:

ASSESSMENT OF THE LOWER LIMB is the benchmark textbook of lower limb examination and assessment. The third edition preserves the lucidity, logical approach and comprehensive coverage of its predecessors but adds many new exciting features, including an all-new colour design, colour line drawings, new contributors, thorough updating of all chapters - many of which have been completely rewritten - and an entirely new chapter on functional assessment. The DVD provides extensive videos of assessment techniques and illustrations: practitioners with patients and models show how to assess all parts of the lower limb, and evaluate various conditions. DVD incorporating videos and illustrations:invaluable footage of assessment techniquesdownloadable full-colour figures and extra radiological photographsMany new contributors bringing fresh expertise and insights for today's studentAll chapters thoroughly rewritten and updatedNew chapter on functional assessmentAll-new colour designCase histories help put learning in context

Assistive product specifications and how to use them

Assistive product specifications and how to use them
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-03-04
ISBN: 9240020284
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Assistive product specifications and how to use them Book Excerpt:

Top Research in Podiatry Education An Issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Top Research in Podiatry Education  An Issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Author: Thomas Chang
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2020-03-07
ISBN: 0323733824
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Top Research in Podiatry Education An Issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Book Excerpt:

This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery will take a unique look at some of the top research currently underway across many of the top schools of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in the United States. The issue will be edited by our series Consulting Editor, Dr. Thomas Chang, and will feature review articles from physicians at the following 9 Institutions: Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery; Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine; Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine; Samuel Merritt – California School of Podiatric Medicine; Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine; New York College of Podiatric Medicine; Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine; Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine; Western University College of Podiatric Medicine. Topics covered in the issue include: Mechanics of the Jones Fracture; 3D Printing for Foot and Ankle Surgical Planning and Research; Orthoplastic Approach for Diabetic Foot Salvage; Multi drug resistant organisms with new technology; Motion Analysis is being used to advance podiatric biomechanics; Gene Expression in post op pain and Charcot; Primary Deltoid Repair in Rotational Ankle Injuries; The Impact of Vitamin D Levels in Foot and Ankle Surgery; Plantar Verrucae in HIV Infection; The role of the podiatrist in assessing and reducing fall risk; Offloading for the Diabetic Foot - Considerations and Implications; Efinicanazole use in the diabetic population study; The use of Virtual Reality in Podiatric Education; among others.

Wound Healing

Wound Healing
Author: Anna Falabella,Robert Kirsner
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2005-08-09
ISBN: 1000544192
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wound Healing Book Excerpt:

Offering a comprehensive review of the field from basic scientific concepts to assessment and treatment strategies, this reference provides an excellent understanding of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and prevention of acute and chronic wounds-analyzing the latest research from some of the most experienced clinicians and scientists in the field, as w

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation
Author: Michelle M. Lusardi, PhD, PT,Millee Jorge,Caroline C. Nielsen, PhD
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 865
Release: 2012-08-31
ISBN: 1437719368
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation Book Excerpt:

The most comprehensive physical therapy text available on the topic, Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information. Evidence-based coverage offers essential guidelines on orthotic/prosthetic prescription, pre- and post-intervention gait assessment and outcome measurement, and working with special populations. Comprehensive coverage addresses rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care and home health care, and outpatient settings. Authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is incorporated throughout. World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Function model provides consistent language and an international standard to describe and measure health and disability from a biopsychosocial perspective. Case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision making and evidence-based practice. A visually appealing 2-color design and a wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use. Updated photos and illustrations reflect current clinical practice. Updated chapter on Assessment of Gait focuses on clinically useful outcome measures. Updated chapter on Motor Control and Motor Learning incorporates new insights into neuroplasticity and functional recovery. NEW! Integrated chapter on Lower Extremity Orthoses assists in clinical decision making about the best options for your patients. NEW! Chapter on Athletics after Amputation explores advanced training and athletics, including running and athletic competition to enhance the quality of life for persons with amputation. NEW! Chapter on the High Risk Foot and Would Healing helps you recognize, treat, and manage wounds for the proper fit and management of the patient. NEW! Chapter on Advanced Prosthetic Rehabilitation provides more thorough rehabilitation methods beyond the early care of persons learning to use their prostheses.

Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1996
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Measurement
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Book Excerpt:

Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetic Foot Problems
Author: Aziz Nather
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 601
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9812791515
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diabetic Foot Problems Book Excerpt:

This pioneering textbook is the first one ever on diabetic foot problems. With contributions from a multidisciplinary panel of experts, it presents a comprehensive curriculum on the topic. This includes global and socio-economic aspects of diabetes; a team approach; basic science of the foot (anatomy and biomechanics); clinical assessment and classification systems for diabetic foot problems; endocrine aspects; diabetic foot infections (clinical presentation and management); amputations in diabetic foot surgery (predictive factors, major and distal amputations, rehabilitation and phantom pain management); care of diabetic wounds (including the role of the latest technologically advanced dressings, vacuum dressings, anodyne therapy, ultrasonic debridement and extracorporeal shockwave therapy); and diabetic footcare and diabetic footwear.

Healing Wounds Healthy Skin

Healing Wounds  Healthy Skin
Author: Madhuri Reddy,Rebecca Cottrill
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2011-08-23
ISBN: 0300171722
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Healing Wounds Healthy Skin Book Excerpt:

Seven million Americans suffer from chronic or slow-healing wounds—this number includes people with diabetes, dementia, paralysis, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and poor circulation, as well as the elderly and those with reduced mobility. Healing Wounds, Healthy Skin provides patients and caregivers with everything they need to know on the subject, including: Why chronic wounds develop and who is at risk of developing them What "normal healing" is What the different types of wounds are, including those associated with chronic disease How to find appropriate care and get a correct diagnosis What role exercise and nutrition play in treatment and prevention What treatment options are available, from surgery to alternative therapies Also covered are the patients' psychological and emotional experiences, myths about wounds and wound healing, steps to take in an emergency, and a wound patient's bill of rights. With up-to-date information, insightful patient case histories, and a wealth of essential resources, this is the book that chronic wound patients and their caregivers can turn to with confidence.

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets E Book

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets   E Book
Author: Jeffrey D. Placzek,David A. Boyce
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2016-09-10
ISBN: 0323286836
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets E Book Book Excerpt:

Whether you’re preparing for the OCS or just want to brush up on your orthopedic knowledge, you don’t want to be without Placzek and Boyce’s new third edition of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy SECRETS. As with previous editions, SECRETS covers a variety of different physical therapy concepts, healing modalities, specialties, and orthopedic procedures to ensure you are well-prepared to pass the OCS and provide the best orthopedic therapy options for today’s patients. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools. Each chapter features thoroughly updated content that’s entirely evidence-based and outcome-based. This ebook also features insightful anecdotes — including clinical tips, memory aids, and secrets — and helpful review tools — such as bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations — to help you thoroughly master all aspects of orthopedic physical therapy practice. Coverage of topics found on the orthopedic specialty exam makes this a useful review resource for those studying for the exam. Clinical tips provide insightful guidance on a variety of clinical situations and tasks. Charts, tables, and algorithims simplify information into logical frameworks. Evidence-based content supports the latest orthopedic research. Strong chapter on the shoulder and hand succinctly presents important information on this complex topic. Annotated references provide a useful tool for research. NEW! Completely updated content reflects the latest physical therapy guidelines. NEW! Electronic-only format makes this study tool completely portable and accessible on a variety of devices such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, and more.

2004 Medicare Explained

2004 Medicare Explained
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Wolters Kluwer
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2004-03-01
ISBN: 9780808010821
Category: Health insurance
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

2004 Medicare Explained Book Excerpt:

Infection Ischemia and Amputation An Issue of Foot and Ankle Clinics E Book

Infection  Ischemia  and Amputation  An Issue of Foot and Ankle Clinics   E Book
Author: Michael Pinzur,Mark S. Myerson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2010-08-31
ISBN: 1455700290
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Infection Ischemia and Amputation An Issue of Foot and Ankle Clinics E Book Book Excerpt:

“Bone and Wound Healing in the Diabetic Patient”, “Surgery for Diabetic Foot Infection” “Antibiotic Therapy for Diabetic Foot Infection”, “Decision-Making in the Dysvascular Lower Extremity”, “Hindfoot and Midfoot Amputation in the Diabetic with Infection”, “Transmetatarsal, Ray and Toe Amputation in the Diabetic Patient” “Gait Abnormality Following Partial Foot Amputation in Diabetes” “Syme’s Amputation”, “What’s New in Transtibial Amputation”, “Angiosomes and Wound Care in the Diabetic Foot”, “Shoes, Orthoses and Prosthoses for Partial Foot Amputation and Diabetic Foot Infection”, “Avoiding Amputation in the Diabetic with Longitudinal Management.”

Prosthetics Orthotics in Clinical Practice

Prosthetics   Orthotics in Clinical Practice
Author: Bella J May,Margery A Lockard
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2011-03-08
ISBN: 0803625243
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prosthetics Orthotics in Clinical Practice Book Excerpt:

A clinical focus with unfolding case studies, stimulating questions, and an outstanding art program of 550 photographs and line illustrations make important concepts easy to understand and apply. You’ll also find a discussion, unique to this text, of the pathology of what necessitates amputations and why you would choose one prosthetic/orthotic over another.

Evidence based Therapy in Vascular Surgery

Evidence based Therapy in Vascular Surgery
Author: E. Sebastian Debus,Reinhart T. Grundmann
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 285
Release: 2017-03-20
ISBN: 3319471481
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence based Therapy in Vascular Surgery Book Excerpt:

This book is an introduction to quality initiative for vascular surgery and medicine. Originally published in German, the book is written by leading experts who utilise their professional expertise and insight to help raise the level of patient safety, quality of care, and training of junior vascular physicians. This books aims to bring together the best available current treatment and information, including recent guidelines, meta-analyses, and randomised trials to help put evidence-based therapeutic recommendations into practice. Innovative therapeutic treatment options are not currently incorporated within standard procedure, and this book will help physicians include these methods and create more individualised treatment.

Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle

Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle
Author: Thomas Zgonis
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 447
Release: 2009
ISBN: 0781784581
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Book Excerpt:

Offering a detailed guide to saving and making viable feet with diabetic and Charcot foot complications, this text covers all the problems relating to the diabetic foot and ankle, including all the surgical and revision procedures.