Emergency Ophthalmology: A Rapid Treatment Guide

 
9780071212564: Emergency Ophthalmology: A Rapid Treatment Guide

  • Covers the most common emergency eye conditions.
  • Easily accessible information in a concise format for primary care physicians and ophthamologists.
  • Full color illustrations.
  • Includes treatment tips and guidelines on when to refer a patient.

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"The book provides an introduction to the anatomy of the eye and the ophthalmic exam, as well as overview of many ophthalmic emergencies. There are many high-quality glossy photos. Ocular infections and trauma are particularly well-covered. This is a well-written overview of ophthalmology directed at the general practitioner. There are outstanding photographs of diseased eyes that highlight key features of urgent eye disease and useful clinical pearls. 3 Stars."-- Doody's Review Service ( Doody's 2002-12-01)

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Illustrated in full color, this guide provides everything nonspecialists need to screen, identify, treat, and if necessary, refer conditions of the eyes, generally the most difficult emergencies faced by nonophthalmologists

In this much-needed resource, an ophthalmologist explains what primary and emergency care medical personnel must know to care for frequently seen eye problems.
* Guides you in step-by-step eye exams
* Offers quick, visual access to answers in 175 illustrations
* Covers conditions from simple eyelid inflammations to blow-out fractures and chemical splash injuries
* Includes chapters on glaucoma, traumatic injuries, pediatric eye problems, retinal/vitreous conditions, and more
* Explains procedures and standards for a number of useful tests
* Provides clear guidelines on when to refer
* Complete with numerous Pearls

More than emergency treatment reference, here is an excellent way for primary care providers to gain a solid working knowledge of ophthalmology.

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