Diabetic Foot: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

by Nihal Thomas, Felix Jebasingh K

Disease of the foot resulting from diabetes is an often serious, yet overlooked complication. The burden of uncontrolled diabetes, causing peripheral neuropathy and diabetes foot in India, is alarming. This book aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the foot in diabetes, and its management. This book consists of 13 chapters, which include introduction to diabetic foot care, anatomy and biomechanics of the diabetic foot, peripheral neuropathy, diabetic foot ulcers, osteomyelitis of the diabetic foot, peripheral vascular disease, callus removal, debridement and foot care, negative pressure wound therapy, surgery of the diabetic foot, necrotizing fasciitis in diabetes, and recent advances in diabetic foot management. Each condition is explained in detail covering its pathophysiology, investigations, diagnosis and treatment, including surgery and rehabilitation where appropriate. The text is further enhanced by algorithms and diagrams to assist understanding of potential treatment strategies.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Thomas Nihal
Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
2. K Felix Jebasingh Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789354655456
Speciality Diabetes & Endocrinology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18617
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 210
Book Type Professional


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