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May 24, 1941

Shoes and Feet: A Text Book for Students and Practitioners. A Practical Consideration of Fifty Affections of the Foot Found in Chiropodical Practice: Their Relationship to Shoes, and Their Elemental Treatment

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By Frank J. Carleton, D.S.C., Professor of Mechanical Orthopedics and Lecturer in Shoe Therapy, Temple University School of Chiropody, Philadelphia. Foreword by R. Ray Willoughby, B.S., M.D., Dean, School of Chiropody, Temple University. Cloth. Price, $5. Pp. 357, with 156 illustrations. West Chester, Pa.: Shoes and Feet, the Publishers, 1940.

JAMA. 1941;116(21):2448. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820210094031

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Abstract

The author presents, for students and practitioners of chiropody, a discussion of fifty conditions of the foot which are found in the routine practice of chiropody. He discusses the relationship of these to shoes and outlines their treatment. The author is evidently well qualified to discuss the subjects contained in the book. He graduated from Temple University in 1922, has had about eighteen years of clinical and private practice and has been performing clinical service on the staff of his alma mater. He has made special studies and has written considerably on the subject. The causes and treatment of local irritations are outlined, the foot being viewed in its reaction to pressure. Conditions pertinent to the chiropodist's practice are reviewed for the practical application of mechanical alleviation. The book is intended primarily for students. The outline of the history of footwear is well worthy of reading, and illustrations on the

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