Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

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Highly illustrated, comprehensive, and accessible, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes is the ideal reference and revision guide to common eye problems and their diagnosis and management. Beginning with overviews of anatomy, history taking, and examination, it then covers a range of core ophthalmic conditions, including a new chapter on paediatric ophthalmology. The content has been thoroughly updated and includes: * Over 200 diagrams and photographs * A range of core clinical cases in chapter 20 demonstrating the clinical context of key conditions * Learning objectives and summary of key points in each chapter Ophthalmology Lecture Notes is perfect for developing knowledge for clinical practice or revision in the run-up to examinations, and uses a systematic approach to provide medical students and junior doctors with all the tools they need to manage clinical situations. It is also useful for optometrists in training, helping them develop a sound understanding of clinical ophthalmology.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 168 x 240 x 12mm | 490g
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • Hoboken, United States
  • English
  • 12th Edition
  • 1119095905
  • 9781119095903
  • 313,544

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Highly illustrated, comprehensive, and accessible, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes is the ideal reference and revision guide to common eye problems and their diagnosis and management. Beginning with overviews of anatomy, history taking, and examination, it then covers a range of core ophthalmic conditions, including a new chapter on paediatric ophthalmology. The content has been thoroughly updated and includes: Over 200 diagrams and photographs A range of core clinical cases in chapter 20 demonstrating the clinical context of key conditions Learning objectives and summary of key points in each chapter

Ophthalmology Lecture Notes is perfect for developing knowledge for clinical practice or revision in the run-up to examinations, and uses a systematic approach to provide medical students and junior doctors with all the tools they need to manage clinical situations. It is also useful for optometrists in training, helping them develop a sound understanding of clinical ophthalmology.
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Table of contents

Preface to twelfth edition, vii Preface to first edition, ix Acknowledgements, xi Abbreviations, xiii About the companion website, xv 1 Anatomy, 1 2 History, symptoms and examination, 19 3 Clinical optics, 44 4 The orbit, 50 5 The eyelids, 56 6 The lacrimal system, 63 7 Conjunctiva, cornea and sclera, 69 8 The lens and cataract, 84 9 Uveitis, 92 10 Glaucoma, 102 11 Retina and choroid, 116 12 Retinal vascular disease, 133 13 The pupil and its responses, 145 14 Disorders of the visual pathway, 150 15 Eye movements and their disorders, 161 16 Trauma, 175 17 Tropical ophthalmology: eye diseases in the developing world, 184 18 Eye diseases in children, 195 19 Services for the visually handicapped, 205 20 Clinical cases, 208 Useful references, 217 Appendix 1: Conversion table for representation of visual acuity, 219 Appendix 2: Drugs available for ophthalmic use, 220 Index, 223
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If you are looking for a concise, visual guide for a solid foundation of ophthalmology or to revise key points before your finals, then this textbook is undoubtedly a worthy investment - eyenews
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About Bruce James

Bruce James, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, UK


Anthony Bron, Professor Emeritus, Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.


Manoj V Parulekar, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Department of Ophthalmology, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
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