Pocket Guideline of Diabetic Foot: For Professionals

by Zulfiqarali G Abbas, Arun Bal

This book describes the pocket guideline of diabetic foot. Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions across the globe. It is one of the few diseases that affect multiple organ systems. This edition of Pocket Guideline of Diabetic Foot care provides a broad sweep of current knowledge in the field of medical and surgical aspects of the diabetic foot complications. Some of the most feared complications of diabetes for those people who have the misfortune to develop it are lower limb disease, foot ulceration, infection, amputation, and ultimately death. Until recently, diabetic foot disease has been a relatively neglected complication of diabetes, but slowly things are changing. Education remains the basic tenet for the prevention of complications among persons with diabetes. This book consists of two sections that include medical aspect of diabetic foot and surgical aspect of diabetic foot. This edition of the pocket guideline is a useful tool for clinical practice aimed at managing the diabetic foot; it focuses on the key aspects of prevention and education through initiatives based on sharing knowledge.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Abbas Zulfiqarali G
Pan-African Diabetic Foot Study Group; D-Foot International; International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF); Abbas Medical Centre, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2. Bal Arun Diabetic Foot Society of India; Raheja Hospital, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789352703135
Speciality Endocrinology and Metabolism
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18110
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 212
Book Type Professional

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