Levin and O'Neal's The Diabetic Foot by John H. Bowker MD, Michael A. Pfeifer MD

By John H. Bowker MD, Michael A. Pfeifer MD

The recent sixth version of LEVIN AND O'NEAL'S THE DIABETIC FOOT, one of many fundamental references for the interdisciplinary workforce treating diabetic sufferers, is up to date and newly reorganized with new sections on pathogenesis of artherosclerosis and thrombosis, development elements and the fix of wounds, controlled care and foot care, surgical pathology of the foot and clinicopathologic correlations, cosmetic surgery, and psychosocial features of diabetic foot difficulties. Seven new chapters contain details on neuropathy within the diabetic foot; foodstuff; staging and category of foot ulcers: overview, dressing and topical features; the position of the wound care (stroma) nurse; sufferer schooling; and self-management of diabetic foot difficulties.

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