Podiatric Assessment and Management of the Diabetic Foot

Podiatric Assessment and Management of the Diabetic Foot

By Alethea Foster, BA(Hons), PGCE, DPodM, MChS, SRCh, Lead Clinical Specialist Podiatrist, King's College Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK


1. Why diabetic feet get into trouble
2. Reducing the impact of diabetic foot complications with good metabolic control
3. Examining the diabetic foot
4. Offloading the diabetic foot
5. The infected foot
6. Management of vascular patients
7. Non ulcerative pathologies
8. The history of wound care
9. Psychology and education ? overcoming the barriers
10. Communications
11. New roles for podiatrists
Appendix ? Useful addresses
Index