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Ophthalmology at a glance /

Jane Olver, Lorraine Cassidy, Gurjeet Jutley, Laura Crawley.
Main Creator: Olver, Jane, author.
Contributors: Cassidy, Lorraine, author.
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Summary:"This fully updated new edition teaches you exactly what they need to know, starting with taking a history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. It includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis, extra chapters on red eye and painful loss of vision and discussion of new scientific findings surrounding the cornea. Fully supported by a brand new companion website at ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring 20 clinical cases, images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and digital flashcards"--Provided by publisher.
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014.
Series:At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Edition:Second edition.
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Notes:Machine generated contents note: Section 1 Principles of ophthalmology 1 Introduction: what is ophthalmology? 2 Medical student aims 3 Social and occupational aspects of vision Section 2 Ophthalmic history and examination 4 Taking the history and recording the findings 5 Visual acuity in adults 6 Examination of visual fields 7 Other visual functions Section 3 Correction of refractive errors 8 Basic optics and refraction 9 Glasses, contact lenses, and low-vision aids Section 4 Basic eye examination 10 External eye and anterior segment 11 Posterior segment and retina 12 Use of eye drops Section 5 Acute ophthalmology 13 Red eye: the conjunctiva 14 Red eye: the cornea 15 Red eye: the sclera and episclera 16 Ophthalmic trauma principles and management of chemical injuries 17 Specific features of blunt and sharp injuries 18 Sudden painful loss of vision in a non-inflamed eye 19 Loss of vision in the inflamed eye 20 Sudden painless loss of vision Section 6 Gradual loss of vision 21 Gradual loss of vision Section 7 Sub-specialty: Paediatric ophthalmology 22 Visual acuity in children 23 Strabismus (squints) 24 Neonates 25 Infants and older children Section 8 Sub-specialty: Eyelid, lacrimal and orbit 26 Common eyelid lumps 27 Common eyelid malpositions 28 Lacrimal (tearing) 29 Basic orbital assessment 30 Orbit disease, thyroid disease and facial palsy 31 Ocular oncology.

Section 9 Sub-specialty: External eye disease 32 Common conditions affecting the external eye 33 Common conditions affecting the cornea 34 Medical uses of contact lenses 35 Corneal and laser refractive surgery Section 10 Sub-specialty: Corneal, refractive and cataract surgery 36 Cataract assessment 37 Cataract surgery 38 Cataract surgery postoperative care Section 11 Sub-specialty: Glaucoma 39 Glaucoma: the basics 40 Detecting glaucoma 41 Medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma Section 12 Sub-specialty: Vitreo-retinal 42 Retinal detachment 43 Retinal and choroidial anatomy and imaging 44 Inherited retinal dystrophies and age-related macular degeneration 45 Diabetic retinopathy classification and typical lesions 46 Diabetic retinopathy treatment 47 Retinal vein occlusion 48 Retinal artery obstruction 49 HIV infection and AIDS 50 Tropical ophthalmology: tropical eye disease 51 Tropical ophthalmology: global eye health Section 13 Sub-specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology 52 Pupil abnormalities 53 Optic nerve disease 54 Cranial nerve palsies and eye movement disorders 55 Visual field defects 56 Giant cell arteritis Appendix I: Red eye.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Physical description: 143 pages : photographs, diagrams, illustrations ; 28 cm.

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Contained in: Ophthalmology at a glance.
ISBN:9781405184731 (paper)
1405184736 (paper)
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15B 2893
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