Lecture Notes: Ophthalmology

Lecture Notes: Ophthalmology

Paperback Lecture Notes

By (author) Bruce James, By (author) Anthony J. Bron

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 344 pages
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 210mm x 18mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 20 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 1444335588
  • ISBN 13: 9781444335583
  • Edition: 11, Revised
  • Edition statement: 11th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • Sales rank: 116,558

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Beautifully illustrated throughout, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes concentrates on the most common eye problems that health practitioners are expected to diagnose and manage. The book begins with a brief introduction to ocular anatomy and eye examination, and then focuses on core conditions in ophthalmology. The highly structured text includes self assessment material at the end of each chapter, as well as a series of clinical cases at the end of the book - all designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for both study and revision, while the brand new companion website at www.wiley.com/go/james/ophthalmology features all of the book's illustrations and images. Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and hospital doctors.

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Bruce James is Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Department of Ophthalmology at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire Anthony Bron is Professor Emeritus at the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology at the University of Oxford

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Beautifully illustrated throughout, "Ophthalmology" "Lecture Notes" concentrates on the most common eye problems that health practitioners are expected to diagnose and manage.The book begins with a brief introduction to ocular anatomy and eye examination, and then focuses on core conditions in ophthalmology. The highly structured text includes self assessment material at the end of each chapter, as well as a series of clinical cases at the end of the book - all designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for both study and revision, while the brand new companion website at www.wiley.com/go/james/ophthalmology features all of the book's illustrations and images.Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, "Ophthalmology Lecture Notes" will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and hospital doctors.

Table of contents

Preface to eleventh edition Preface to first edition Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1 Anatomy 2 History, symptoms and examination 3 Clinical optics 4 The orbit 5 The eyelids 6 The lacrimal system 7 Conjunctiva, cornea and sclera 8 The lens and cataract 9 Uveitis 10 Glaucoma 11 Retina and choroid 12 Retinal vascular disease 13 The pupil and its responses 14 Disorders of the visual pathway 15 Eye movements and their disorders 16 Trauma 17 Tropical ophthalmology: eye diseases in the developing world 18 Services for the visually handicapped 19 Clinical cases Self-assessment EMQs Useful references Answers to EMQs Appendix: Visual acuity equivalence table Index