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I am flattered to receive many requests for copies of my published papers. To make this easier, below are a selected range of my publications which you may find useful. The list is not complete but where available, I have posted the full paper (or links to the paper) on this website. Where this is possible, the title will be underlined. Please click on the title to access/download the article.


*Please note that some of publications are dated and therefore the information within them may not be current. 


Bristow, I. and N. Walker (1997). "Pulsed Dye laser for the treatment of plantar warts - two case studies." Foot 7(4): 229-230.


Dawber, R., I. Bristow and W. Turner (2000). A text atlas of podiatric dermatology. London, Martin Dunitz.


Thoolen, M., T. Ryan and I. Bristow (2000). "A study of the skin of the sole of the foot using high-frequency ultrasonography and histology." The Foot 10(14-18).


Bristow, I. (2000). "Common skin disorders of the foot." Dermatology in Practice 8(5): 28-29.


Bristow, I. and P. Claisse (2002). "Specialist opinion by e-nail - An example for Podiatrists to follow?" Podiatry Now 5(12): 620-621.


Baran, R., R. Dawber, A. Tosti, E. Haneke and I. Bristow (2003). A text atlas of Nail Disorders: Techniques in investigation and diagnosis. London, Martin Dunitz.


Bristow, I. and T. Dean (2003). "Evidence-based practice - its origins and future in the podiatry profession." British Journal of Podiatry 6(2): 43-47.


Bristow I and Dean T (2003) "Attitudes of practitioners towards evidence-based practice - a survey of 2000 chiropodists and podiatrists". British Journal of Podiatry 6(2): 48-52


Bristow, I. (2005). "Fungal infections of the nails - new perspectives (editorial)." Int J Lower Extremity Wounds 3(4): 1-2.


Bristow, I. R. and R. Baran (2006). "Topical and oral combination therapy for toenail onychomycosis: an updated review." J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 96(2): 116-119.


Bristow, I. (2008). "Foot ulceration in a non-diabetic population: a cross-sectional audit of staff in one health district." J Wound Care 17(10): 445-448.


Bristow, I. (2008). "Non-ulcerative skin pathologies of the diabetic foot." Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24 Suppl 1: S84-89.


Bristow, I. and K. Acland (2008). "Acral lentiginous melanoma of the foot: a review of 27 cases." Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 1:11(11).


Bristow, I. and A. Turner (2008). "Case Report: The management of heel fissures using a steroid impregnated tape (Haelan) in a patient with keratoderma Climactericum." Podiatry Now 11(7): 22-23.


Bristow, I. R. (2008). "Hyperkeratosis of the foot: part 1." Podiatry Now 11(6): S1-S8.


Bristow, I. R. and S. Metcalfe (2008). "Acral Lentiginous Melanoma - or diabetic foot ulcer?" Diabetic Foot Journal 11(1): 28-31.


Macintyre K, Goodfellow T and Bristow I (2008) Case Report: Squamous cell carcinoma or diabetic foot ulcer? Diabetic Foot Journal 11(1): 22-24


Bristow, I. R. and J. Bowling (2009). "Dermoscopy as a technique for the early identification of foot melanoma: a review."Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2(14).


Bristow, I. and J. Greenwood (2009). "The management of plantar warts - a podiatric perspective." Dermatological Nursing 8(3): 10-14.


Bristow, I. R. and M. C. Spruce (2009). "Fungal foot infection, cellulitis and diabetes: a review " Diabet Med 26(5): 548-551.


Bristow, I. and Y. Mak (2009). "Fungal foot infection - the hidden enemy." Wounds UK Journal 5(4): 72-78.


Bristow, I. and A. Turner (2009). "Antifungal socks as part of a regime to prevent recurrence of tinea pedis and onychomycosis." Podiatry Now 12(10): 27.


Bristow, I. R. (2010). Fungus the forgotten Infection  The Second European Wound Healing Course Handbook. G. W. Cherry and M. Hughes. Oxford, Positif Press.


Longhurst, B., E. Allen and I. Bristow (2010). "The use of cyanoacrylates in the management of dry heel fissures: a preliminary study." Podiatry Now 13(9): 11-15.


Bristow, I. and D. de Berker (2010). "Development of a practical guide for the early recognition of malignant melanoma of the foot and nail unit." Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 3(22).


Theodorou, D. and I. Bristow (2010). "Olmsted syndrome: a rare cause of palmo-plantar keratoderma." Podiatry Now 13(10): 25-27.


Bristow, I. R., D. A. de Berker, K. M. Acland, R. J. Turner and J. Bowling (2010). "Clinical guidelines for the recognition of melanoma of the foot and nail unit." J Foot Ankle Res 3(25).


Bristow, I. R. and C. J. Stiles (2011). "The treatment of stubborn plantar warts using topical 5% imiquimod cream " Podiatry Now 14(10): 14-16.


Bristow, I. (2014). "The effectiveness of lasers in the treatment of onychomycosis: a systematic review." J Foot Ankle Res 7(34).


Bristow, I. R. (2012). "Emollients and the foot." Podiatry Now: S1-S8.


Longhurst, B. and I. Bristow (2013). "The Treatment of Verrucae Pedis Using Falknors Needling Method: A Review of 46 Cases." Journal of Clinical Medicine 2(2): 13-21.


de Berker, D. A. R., C. Wlodek and I. R. Bristow (2014). "Subungual corn: a tender pigmented subungual lesion in older people." British Journal of Dermatology 171(1): 69-72.


Bristow, I. R. (2014). "An update on the management of fungal foot infection:the present and the future." Podiatry Now 17(12): S1-S8.


Bristow, I. R. and Y. L. H. Lee (2014). "Pitted keratolysis: a clinical review." Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 104: 177-182.


Potter, M. J. and I. R. Bristow (2014). "Take note: a guide to patient record keeping " Podiatry Now 17(8): S1-S8.


Metcalfe, S. A. and I. R. Bristow (2015). "The ingrowing toenail." Dermatological Nursing 14(1): 49-51.


Bristow, I. R. and C. Bower (2016) . "Melanoma of the foot." Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 33(3):409-422


Bristow, I. (2016) "Urea the gold standard ingredient for emollients?" Podiatry Now 10(10):20-23


Bristow, I. (2016) "Be sure of the cure when treating onychomycosis" Podiatry Now 20(1):14-16


Bristow, I. (2016) "Clinical Picture Quiz" Podiatry Now 20(1):13


Goldblatt, T. and Bristow, I (2017) "Acute Neutrophillic Dermatosis - bittersweet pill to swallow?" Podiatry Now 20(3):12-13


Bristow, I and Ardern-Jones, M (2017) "Treating verrucae effectively using microwave - are we getting warmer?" Podiatry Now (accepted for publication).


Bristow, I and Cole, M (2017) "Palmo-pustulosis and psoriasis: the same but different?" The Canadian Podiatrist (Spring) 2017 9,11,30-31


Bristow IR, Ardern-Jones MR, Webb C  (2017) "The use of a microwave device in the successful treatment of a verruca.  Case Reports in Dermatology 9(2):102-107


Bristow I. R, de Berker DAR, Baran, R Ashbee, R, Reuben R. (2017) "Roundtable discussion: onychomycosis". Podiatry Now 20(9):22-24


Bristow, I. R., W. Lim, A. Lee, D. Holbrook, N. Savelyeva, P. Thomson, C. Webb, M. E. Polak and M. R. Ardern-Jones (2017). Microwave therapy for cutaneous human papilloma virus infection. European Journal of Dermatology 27(5): 511-518.


Bristow, I. R. and L. Mamode (2017). "Clinical Picture Quiz - Retronychia". Podiatry Now 20(11).

Bristow, I. R. (2018). "A new rapid diagnostic technique for dermatophyte nail infection". Podiatry Review 75(2):22-23

Bristow, I.R (2018). Clinical Picture Quiz. Podiatry Now 21(9):11-12

Potter M, Bristow I.R., Davies A, Calway D. Howell G, Mooney J (2018) "Roundtable Discussion: Verrucae." Podiatry Now 21(9):18-24 


Bristow, I. R. and A. Borthwick (2018). "Verrucae: An update and contemporary approaches to management." Podiatry Now 21(5): S1-S8.


Bristow I. R. (2018) “Cellulitis of the leg.” Podiatry Now 21(7): S1-S8.


Bristow, I.R. (2018) Clinical Picture Quiz. Podiatry Now 21(8):


Bristow, I.R. (2018) "Malignant Melanoma of the Foot – Early Detection". Podiatry Now 21(12): S1-S8


Bristow, I. R. and G. Evans (2019). "Inflammatory Linear Verrucous Epidermal Naevus - Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Podiatry Now 22 (4): 8-10.

Bristow, I. R. and A. M. Borthwick (2019). "History of our organisation's national conferences (1945-2017): Part 1 Early Conferences (1947-1951)" Podiatry Now 22(5): 19-21.

Bristow, I. (2019). "Hand-Foot Syndrome: a common side effect of chemotherapy." Podiatry Now 22(6): 8-11.

Bristow, I., M. Score and D. Ashcroft (2019). "Can I just ask about my foot? A survey of shadow consultations " Podiatry Now 22(12): 24-26.

Bristow, I. R. (2020). "Hypochlorous acid - a new solution in podiatry?" Podiatry Now 23(1): 13-15.


Bristow I. (2020). Plantar warts and their management. PCDS Bulletin;14-18.

Bristow I. & Borthwick AM (2020). "The mystery of COVID toes - turning evidence-based medicine on its head" J Foot Ankle Research 13(1):38

Bristow I, Boyle A. (2020). "Pilonidal sinus of the foot. A common condition in an unusual location". Podiatry Now 23;6-7.

Bowen, G, Bristow I et al., "Optimal emollient treatment and prevention of diabetic foot complications". Diabetic Foot Journal 2021; 24(1):40-45


Bristow I, Baxter P. (2021) "AQK exclusively affecting the soles". The Podiatrist 24(4):44-46

I. Bristow (2022) Paediatric Cutaneous Warts and Verrucae: An Update

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19(24)

Hagon W., Hagon J, Noble G, Brenton-Rule A, Stewart S and I. Bristow (2023)

Microwave therapy for the treatment of plantar warts. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research  16(1):37


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