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  Death by Pedicure:
the dirty secrets of nail salons
Author Dr. Robert Spalding
ISBN 978-0-9711068-2-6; 0-9711068-2-7
Publisher Chattanooga Fu Fu Factory
Description 304 pages; 5.25" x 8.25" perfect bound; alk. paper; $19.95
Availability September 2006
Order from Dr. Robert Spalding
Area Podiatry Center
1225 Taft Hwy
Signal Mt, TN 37377

Other books by this author:
Drug Subs: The World Wide Envasion by the Narco Submarine Fleet
Sara Clause
How to Live Homeless in Style
A podiatrist provides information on how to keep feet and nails healthy, details infections possible in nail salons, and examines the nail salon industry. The book contains comments from foot doctors, health care professionals, and nail technicians. Index for reporting health violations; index ranking state disinfection safety protocols; 42 color photographs.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Spalding, Robert, 1956-
Death by pedicure:the dirty secrets of nail salons / Robert Spalding, Jr. -- 1st ed.
p. cm.
Includes index.
ISBN-13: 978-0-9711068-1-9 (alk. paper)
ISBN-10: 0-9711068-1-9 (alk. paper)
1. Foot--Care and hygiene. 2. Nails (Anatomy)--Care and hygiene. 3. Foot --Infections. 4. Beauty shops. I. Title.

RD563.S63 2006

Death by Pedicure provides helpful hints on how to keep your feet and nails healthy and covers the full range of infections in
the nail salon industry. It provides answers to questions like:

- What is the most dangerous instrument in a nail salon?
- What are the primary bacterial organisms responsible for
- How many infections are estimated to occur yearly with
manicures and pedicures in the United States?
- How can I protect myself from unsanitary nail salons or nail
- What are some foot and nail care products to avoid?
- Who controls the nail salon industry?
- How can nail technicians detect and refer foot problems
before they become serious?

Many states have a Failing Grade in disinfection safety protocols. See what YOUR STATE’S GRADE is.
  About the Author
Dr. Bob Spalding is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with a degree from The New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Spalding has spent 8 years lecturingon the problems in the nail salon industry.He founded the Area Podiatry Centers in Tennessee in 1998 and provides a website for reporting on salon violations atwww.nailsaloninfectionsurvey.com
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