Doctoring through the complex mindset of the diabetic and neuro-insensitive patient

November 23, 2015

It’s an all too common scenario. A patient who has diabetes presents to the podiatrist’s office for his/her routine visit

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Diabetic foot ulcers: Debridement and reduction of bioburdens

November 17, 2015

One of the most fundamental techniques for the management of diabetic foot ulcers is debridement.

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Lower extremity major and minor amputations in the high risk patient

November 10, 2015

Partial lower limb amputation is a common outcome in the high risk patient with lower extremity chronic ulcerations, ischemia, and infection.

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Is your practice at risk for medical identity theft?

November 3, 2015

As practices work hard to be recognized for their great patient care and improved satisfaction, they are faced with a new challenge: medical identity theft. Most practices are aware of identity theft, which is the stealing of another person’s identity; now they must prevent it from happening in their own practice.

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Selection and Publication Bias Color Interpretation

November 1, 2015

I would like to thank Drs. Mann and Palanca for their comments regarding the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement Prosthesis (STAR™, Stryker, Inc., Mahwah, NJ). Unfortunately, the works they cite are contaminated by both selection (inventor–design team) and publication (conflict of interest) bias.

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Stepping up to an EHR — now is the time for all podiatrists to digitize

October 27, 2015

In theory, a podiatry practice implements an EHR system to address specific issues, such as meeting Meaningful Use, taking advantage of incentives and avoiding the possibility of future penalties. In practice, though, it’s a theory that has issues.Some podiatrists are reluctant to invest the time and money to make the switch to an EHR

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9 ways to reward your medical practice staff

October 13, 2015

Let’s face it: Without the staff members that support your medical practice, patients wouldn’t be greeted, bills wouldn’t be paid, files wouldn’t be sorted, and your practice would quickly fall apart at the seams.

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Stopping Antibiotic Therapy for a Diabetic Foot Infection: Some Answers, but More Questions

October 9, 2015

More: Stopping Antibiotic Therapy for a Diabetic Foot Infection: Some Answers, but More Questions

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Response to Letter From Benjamin A. Lipsky

October 9, 2015

See the original article here: Response to Letter From Benjamin A. Lipsky

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Dislocated Posterior Tibial Tendon Treated With Plate Buttress Fixation in a Collegiate Gymnast: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

October 7, 2015

Dislocation of the posterior tibial tendon (PTT) is a rare pathological process that occurs most often as a result of acute trauma. The injury involves forced dorsiflexion and eversion of the foot against a contracted posterior tibialis.

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