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Diabetic Neuropathy and Clinical Practice

Authors: Kelkar, Sanjeev

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  • Underlines the importance of diagnosing and evaluating the diabetic foot at risk of ulceration to prevent major amputations
  • Presents an evidence-based approach for the management of neuropathy and the prevention and treatment of ulceration, with special reference to the complex issues relating to diabetic footwear
  • Highlights cost-effective, easy-to-implement measures for managing diabetic neuropathy
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Diabetic Neuropathy and Clinical Practice aims to improve the pathophysiological understanding of the entire spectrum from sensory motor to autonomic diabetic neuropathy, its correlation with the symptoms, improving thereby the communication with the patient including prognostication and other tools that one should utilize to better management. It also emphasizes the need to regain the grip on the basic sciences of clinical medicine to deal with it better - Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Pathology and gives the necessary details. The volume aims at explaining what the clinicians need most to help patients and may not possess.


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Sanjeev Kelkar, received his MD from the University of Mumbai in January 1980. He has worked in various fields of health care, including tribal / rural health for ten years. He has also worked at specialist institutes, multinational pharmaceutical companies, and been involved in innovative postgraduate teaching programs in diabetes and internal medicine in collaboration with foreign universities. Further, he has worked extensively with international bodies, setting up and developing different models of health care. He was the Founder Secretary of the unique Diabetic Foot Society of India, which has achieved a Guinness world record for the most diabetic foot screenings in a day. He has received prestigious awards, including from the Australian Government and Australian industry for best international collaboration, and from the Lite for Life Foundation for his essay on Tuberculosis Control in India. For several years he worked in rural West Bengal and Tripura, helping establish hospitals with modern facilities and intensive care units. Thanks to his broad experience, he had gained a comprehensive overview of health care and the issues plaguing it. He has edited several widely acclaimed books on diabetic foot care, and has written one on diabetes and surgery that is used as a reference guide by Indian practitioners in the field.
 

 

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Diabetic Neuropathy and Clinical Practice
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-2417-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-2417-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-2416-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 290
Number of Illustrations
6 illustrations in colour
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