Chapter 9. Foot Ulceration in Rheumatoid Arthritis

  1. Karen Ousey and
  2. Caroline McIntosh
  1. Deborah Turner,
  2. Jill Firth and
  3. Heidi Davys

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch9

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

How to Cite

Turner, D., Firth, J. and Davys, H. (2008) Foot Ulceration in Rheumatoid Arthritis, in Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach (eds K. Ousey and C. McIntosh), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Huddersfield

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512661

Online ISBN: 9780470697870

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Keywords:

  • rheumatoid arthritis;
  • peripheral vascular;
  • limb mechanics;
  • diabetes related foot;
  • quality of life

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence of Foot Ulceration in RA

  • Case Scenario

  • Causation

  • Drugs Used in the Treatment of RA. What Are the Possible Effects on Healing and Infection Rates?

  • Patient Assessment

  • Wound Assessment

  • Treatment Options

  • Management of Underlying Disease

  • Local Wound Management

  • Case Scenario Revisited

  • Summary

  • References