Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780198804550

Alastair K. O. Denniston; Philip I. Murray
1248 Pages
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100 x 180 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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Fully revised and updated throughout, the fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology now includes free access to the ophthalmic online media bank, a selection of high-quality clinical images and videos for a wide breadth of key ophthalmic diseases. Clear, concise, and practical, this handbook provides immediate access to the detailed clinical information you need, in casualty, clinic, theatre, and on the wards. The core of the book comprises a systematic synopsis of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment, and ongoing management. Assessment boxes for common clinical conditions and algorithms for important clinical presentations illustrate this practical approach. The information is easily accessible, presented in a clear format with areas of importance highlighted. Key sections for the trainee include: Clinical Skills, Aids to Diagnosis, Investigations and their Interpretation, Perioperative Care, Theatre Notes and Therapeutics. The wider pra


1 Clinical Skills
2 Investigations and their interpretation
3 Ocular trauma
4 Lids
5 Lacrimal
6 Conjunctiva
7 Cornea
8 Sclera
9 Lens
10 Glaucoma
11 Uveitis
12 Vitreoretinal
13 Medical retina
14 Orbit
15 Intraocular tumours
16 Neuro-ophthalmology
17 Strabismus
18 Paediatric ophthalmology
19 Refractive ophthalmology
20 Aids to diagnosis
21 Vision in context
22 Surgery: anaesthetics and perioperative care
23 Surgery: theatre notes
24 Lasers
25 Therapeutics
26 Evidence-based ophthalmology
27 Resources

About the author: 

Alastair Denniston is Consultant Ophthalmologist/Honorary Professor specialising in Uveitis and Medical Retina based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, University of Birmingham and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham where he leads a programme of research focussed on improving the way we detect and measure inflammatory eye disease with a view to earlier treatment and prevention of sight-loss.

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