Podiatry Arena

Thinking of moving into private practice?

April 19, 2014

Opportunities in Surrey, UK. Medical consulting rooms in multidisciplinary setting available on a flexible basis by half or whole day from £12/hour.

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Short video clip on blood sugar levels

April 19, 2014

netizens Passed on in good faith .

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Review of Chiropody/Podiatry in Ontario

April 19, 2014

HPRAC announces cutoff date for Chiropody / Podiatry review submissions Quote: The Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC) has been asked to provide advice to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on the regulation of chiropody and podiatry under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA). On June 28, 2007, the Minister directed HPRAC to “review issues relating to the regulation of chiropody and podiatry and provide advice as to whether and how there should be changes to existing legislation regarding these related professions”.

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Influence of Smoking on Wound Healing in Patients Undergoing Nail Matrix Phenolization

April 19, 2014

Influence of Smoking on Wound Healing in Patients Undergoing Nail Matrix Phenolization: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Study Álvarez-Jiménez, Jesús DP, PhD; Córdoba-Fernández, Antonio DP, PhD Advances in Skin & Wound Care: May 2014 – Volume 27 – Issue 5 – p 229-236 Quote: OBJECTIVE: Healing time can be delayed by extrinsic factors such as smoking. No controlled study has analyzed the influence of smoking on wound healing in patients undergoing nail matrix phenolization. The main objective of this work was to analyze wound healing burns after segmental phenolization in smoker versus nonsmoker patients; the secondary aim was to examine the influence of curettage in both groups.

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Who should bear the costs when bad information from the internet is relied upon?

April 18, 2014

I found this intriguing: The Cost of Vaccine Misinformation Even though this essay is related to the crap, lies, bull****, misinfo related to vaccines, the argument has wider implications beyond infectious diseases and vaccines. I am sure we can all come up with examples online where info is distributed that is contradicted by the scientific evidence. Who is liable is that info is relied upon to make decisions

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Peroneus brevis injury?

April 18, 2014

Hi all, I’m after some help with a patient( happens to be me!) 40 yr old male just started running after 3 yrs of sedentary lifestyle, only doing 4 miles 2xwk, no pain or discomfort whilst running, but next morning painful lateral ankle achey, bruise type pain with soft tissue odema and discreetly painful to palpate just under lateral malleolus and anterior slightly. Can also be painful when trying to heel raise on one leg in the same area. Little difficult to assess myself I’ve been told in the past that I have true forefoot valgus, reduced eversion at subtalar joint – likely laterally deviated stj

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Optimal Care of Chronic, Non-Healing, Lower Extremity Wounds

April 18, 2014

Optimal Care of Chronic, Non-Healing, Lower Extremity Wounds: A Review of Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2013 Dec.

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Risk factors for tinea pedis

April 18, 2014

Occult tinea pedis in an Israeli population and predisposing factors for the acquisition of the disease. Sakka N, Shemer A, Barzilai A, Farhi R, Daniel R. Int J Dermatol

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Diabetics: Health Risks Fall Sharply

April 17, 2014

netizens Article from the New York Times and passed on in good faith. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/17/he…0000 0&_&_r=0 toeslayer

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The Foot Factiods

April 17, 2014

netizens Being semi retired gives me time to ponder those important issues which mean nothing by themself but have entertained countless patients and bored (students) for the forty years plus I have been around . In the format of the popular factoids segment of the Steve Wright radio program (BBC).

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