Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Emergency Ophthalmology: A Rapid Treatment Guide

This new handbook offers clinicians expert guidance on the most common ophthalmic problems that present to a doctor on call or to a primary care provider's office. Included is everything a non-specialist needs to know in order to screen, identify, treat, and if appropriate, refer conditions related to the eye.
Get step-by-step guidance on performing eye exams
Discover photos of diseased eyes highlighting urgent eye disease
Learn procedures and standards for useful eye tests
Find information on numerous Pearls 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.

Book details:
Author:Chern, Kenneth C.
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (October 1, 2002)
Size:28.031 MB
Format: Compiled Html help file(Chm)


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