Merriman's Assessment of the Lower Limb, PAPERBACK REPRINT, 3rd Edition

Merriman's Assessment of the Lower Limb


Edited by Ben Yates, MSc, BSc(Hons), FCPod(S), DPodM, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Great Western Hospital, Swindon, UK

Part 1. Approaching the patient

*The assessment interview
*The presenting problem
*Health outcome assessment

Part 2. Systems examination

*The medical and social history
*Vascular assessment
*Neurological assessment
*Dermatological assessment
*Footwear assessment
*Musculoskeletal assessment:
A. Orthopaedic assessment of the lower limb
B. Functional assessment

Part 3. Laboratory and hospital investigations

*Methods of analysing gait
*Diagnostic imaging
*Laboratory tests

Part 4. Specific client groups

*Assessment of the paediatric patient
*Assessment of the sports patient
*Assessment of the older person
*The painful foot
*Assessment of the at-risk foot
*Assessment of the surgical patient


*Vascular assessment
*Neurological assessment
(Musculoskeletal assessment
*Diagnostic imaging
*The painful foot
*The at-risk foot
*Image library