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  • January 2006 | Volume 19 - Issue 1
    Clinical Editor: Lawrence Karlock, DPM
    8,157 reads | 0 comments | 01/03/06
       Systemic diseases as varied as diabetes, renal failure and rheumatoid arthritis can affect the healing of lower extremity wounds. When it comes to treating chronic wounds, there is an array of testing one can employ to rule out systemic disease as a potential cause. There are also key warning signs that may indicate a possible malignancy. With these issues in mind, our multidisciplinary panel offered the following insights.    Q: What are the most common systemic diseases that manifest themselves as lower extremity wounds?    A: Dia ... continue reading
    By Jeff Hall, Executive Editor
    2,355 reads | 0 comments | 01/03/06
       Given the ongoing emphasis toward incorporating more evidence-based medicine (EBM) in podiatry, there has been a noticeable increase of published clinical trials in the peer-reviewed podiatry literature. For example, in the November/December 2005 issue of the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (JAPMA), six out of the eight original articles are clinical trials.    While these developments are certainly encouraging, there does seem to be a lack of published clinical trials involving combination therapy — the combination of one or ... continue reading