ISBN 9780865777668,Clinical Guide to Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Clinical Guide to Comprehensive Ophthalmology



Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 1998

ISBN 9780865777668

ISBN-10 0865777667


Number of Pages 744 Pages
Language (English)


To keep pace in today's competitive environment, comprehensive ophthalmologists must broaden the scope of their practice while still offering the highest standard of care in a time-pressured setting. This authoritative new text- in a clear a, user-friendly format- provides the wide coverage and quick access demanded in day-to-day practice.

The book's practical, patient-oriented approach gives pointers for carrying out an examination and determining diagnosis and treatment strategies. To enable quick access to needed information, the text begins with the patient's presenting signs and symptoms, and progresses to in-depth coverage of individual clinical disorders. All are arranged by anatomical and functional systems.

This is the ideal choice for practitioners and residents who need an authoritative and practical resource for quick, everyday reference.

Table of Contents
I. The Presenting Patient: Ocular Symptoms and Signs
II. The Ophthalmic Examination
III. Refractive Errors
IV. Ocular Trauma
V. Diseases of the Lacrimal and Orbital System
VI. Eyelid and Eyelid Skin Diseases
VII. Cornea and External Disease
VIII. Intraocular Inflammatory Diseases
IX. Cataract and Lens Disorders
X. Glaucoma
XI. Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous
XII. Intraocular Tumors
XIII. Neuro-ophthalmological Diseases
XIV. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
XV. Common Medical Conditions: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management
XVI. Practice Management
XVII. Risk Management
XVIII. Managed Care Contracting
XIX. Total Quality Management