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Any book that devotes itself to the problems of the diabetic foot sufficiently justifies its publication. This highly important and common clinical condition deserves far more attention than it has received. This book is welcome.
The contents and scope include virtually all aspects of the problem—namely neuropathy, bacteriology, roentgenology, all surgical aspects, and rehabilitation. Unfortunately, the clarity of writing and the degree of sophistication vary considerably from chapter to chapter. Some chapters are notable for their readability and practicality, such as the discussions on rehabilitation and surgical pathology of the foot. The inclusion of a chapter on podiatry is to
The Diabetic Foot.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;80:435. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-3-435_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(3):435.
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