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Total contact cast.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2952256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Our experience has shown total contact casts to be a simple and efficacious means of treatment for neurotrophic ulcers. It requires little effort on the part of the patient and heals ulcers in the shortest possible time. Upon presentation of an untreated ulcer, it is our first line of treatment. Upon healing, proper shoe gear and other measures should be implemented to prevent recurrence.
Authors:
O Burnett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in podiatric medicine and surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0891-8422     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Publication Date:  1987 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-08     Completed Date:  1987-06-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604974     Medline TA:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  471-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Casts, Surgical*
Diabetic Neuropathies / complications
Foot Diseases / etiology,  therapy*
Humans
Skin Ulcer / etiology,  therapy*

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