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This is a selection of my published papers in chronological order. Please bear in mind that new research is being published all the time and you should always take any necessary steps to ensure you are reading the latest research available.


I have included links where possible – if you come across an online version of a paper that is listed here but not linked, please let me know and I will add the link!

Bristow I R & Joshi L T (2023) Dermatophyte resistance - on the rise. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 16(1):69


Gupta A K, Wang E, Cooper T, Conenello R & Bristow I R The treatment of plantar warts using microwave—A review of 85 consecutive cases in the United States.  Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology (Early view)


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


Bristow  I (2022) Paediatric Cutaneous Warts and Verrucae: An Update International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19(24)


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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


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


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

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 (2018). Clinical Picture Quiz. Podiatry Now 21(9):11-12

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

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

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

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

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

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


Bristow I. R. (2018) “Cellulitis of the leg.” Podiatry Now 21(7): S1-S8. Bristow, I. (2016) "Clinical Picture Quiz" Podiatry Now 20(1):13


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


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


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

Bristow, I.R and Kilmartin T.E (2015) "A case of contact dermatitis in the feet of a teenager" Dermatological Nursing 14(4):50-52

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


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


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


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.


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.


Bristow , I. and Dalton (2013). "Case Study. A late diagnosis of nail melanoma arising in the hallux." Podiatry Now 16(4):21-23

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 & Bristow (2010) "Olmsted Syndrome. A rare cuse of palmo-plantar keratoderma". Podiatry Now 13:10: 25-27

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


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


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

Bristow, I. 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).

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

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

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

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

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

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).

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

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


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