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Footcare Essentials for Older Adults


Kim L. Felder, DPM

Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System



Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify common conditions of the feet in older adults.
  • Describe presenting symptoms, potential causes, diagnostic methods and treatment plans related to foot problems.
  • Describe the role of the multidisciplinary team in referring patients with foot problems to appropriate specialists.

[From the Winter 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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