Neale's Disorders of the Foot, 8th Edition

Neale's Disorders of the Foot

8th Edition

Edited by Paul Frowen, MPhil, FCHS, FCPodMed, DPodM, Head of Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies, Principal Lecturer, Podiatry, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK; Maureen O'Donnell, BSc(Hons), FChS, FPodMed, DPod M, Dip Ed, Podiatrist; Formerly Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK; J. Gordon Burrow, DPodM, BA, AdvDipEd, FChS, MPhil, FCPodMed, MSc, CMIOSH, FHEA, Podiatrist, Senior Lecturer, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Operating Department Practice, Podiatry and Radiotherapy, School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK and Donald L. Lorimer, B Ed (Hons), MChS, FCPodMed, DPod M, Podiatrist, Former Head of School,Durham School of Podiatric Medicine; Past Chairman of Council The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists; Former Co-ordinator Joint Quality Assurance Committee of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists/Health Professions Council; Health Professions Council Partner, UK


Principles of examination and diagnosis in clinical management. Cutaneous and nail disorders of the foot. Dermatological conditions of the foot and leg. General foot disorders. Circulatory disorders. Neurological disorders in the lower extremities. Leprosy and tropical diseases. Musculoskeletal disorders. Metabolic diseases. Management of high-risk patients. Podiatric management of the elderly. Paediatric podiatry and genetics. Sports medicine and injuries. Basic biomechanics of gait. Structure and function of the foot. Clinical therapeutics. Orthoses. Footwear. Pain control. Local anaesthesia. Nail surgery. Diagnostic imaging. Podiatric surgery. Principles of infection control. Medical emergencies in podiatry. Evolution and its influence on human foot function. Patient education and health promotion. Clinical governance. Health and safety in podiatric practice.