Foot Problems in Older People provides a comprehensive guide to the assessment and management of foot and ankle problems in older people. Areas covered include the epidemiology of foot problems, functional implications, assessment of the older person with foot problems, common foot problems and their management, foot and ankle manifestations of common systemic conditions, wound management, footwear and orthotic considerations, surgical considerations and outcome assessment. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical review of the literature as well as providing practical evidence-based guidelines for clinicians. Author Hylton B Menz uses his detailed and extensive knowledge of the subject to provide a critique of the strengths and limitations of existing literature and to present in this easy-to-access volume a thoroughly practical, clinically orientated and evidence-based guide. Table of Contents: Population ageing. Biological theories of ageing. Physiological changes in the ageing of the foot and ankle. Epidemiology of foot problems in older people. Functional implications of foot problems in older people. Assessment of the older patient. Common foot problems and their management. Foot and ankle manifestations of common systemic conditions. Wound management in older people. Footwear and orthotic considerations. Surgical considerations. Outcome measurement. Geriatrics as a speciality area.
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Titolo: Foot Problems in Older People - Assessment and Management
Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 18x24 cm
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