The Columbia Guide to Basic Elements of Eye Care [electronic resource] : A Manual for Healthcare Professionals / edited by Daniel S. Casper, George A. Cioffi
- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Orbital and Ocular Anatomy -- Adult Eye Examination Techniques -- The Pediatric Eye Examination -- Sudden Vision Loss -- Floaters and Flashes -- Ocular Emergencies -- The Refractive State of the Human Eye -- The Red Eye -- Blepharitis and Conjunctivitis -- Dry Eye Syndrome -- Cataract -- Corneal Trauma, Infection, and Opacities -- Corneal Dystrophies -- Cornea Transplantation -- Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy -- Classification of the Glaucomas -- Pediatric Glaucoma -- Visual Fields and Imaging in Glaucoma -- Medical Treatment of Glaucoma -- Glaucoma: Surgical Therapies -- Age-Related Macular Degeneration -- Diabetic Eye Disease -- Other Retinal Vascular Diseases -- Retinal Detachment -- Posterior Segment Trauma -- Inherited Retinal Dystrophies -- Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Inflammatory Disease -- Infectious and Inflammatory Chorioretinopathies -- Thyroid Eye Disease -- Eyelid Lesions -- Eyelid and Eyelash Malpositions -- Orbital Infections -- Orbital Tumors -- Orbital Trauma -- Headache -- Optic Neuropathy -- Diplopia -- The Neurology of Vision -- Amblyopia -- Strabismus -- Intraocular Tumors -- Retinoblastoma.
- This unique resource is a practical, easy-to-use guide for the non-ophthalmologist healthcare provider as they encounter patients with eye complaints and other concerning ophthalmic conditions. The Columbia Guide to Basic Elements of Eye Care is specifically designed with the non-ophthalmologist in mind, and provides a foundation of basic eye anatomy and physiology, functional analysis, pathology, and concepts in eye care. Each chapter delivers an accessible summary of various ophthalmic diseases and conditions, all of which are frequently encountered in everyday practice. These chapters provide in-depth discussions on a wide range of topics, from testing and examination procedures to management protocols, referral guidelines and expected frequency of follow-up for each disorder. Complete with hundreds of high-quality, descriptive illustrations and clinical photographs, The Columbia Guide to Basic Elements of Eye Care presents clear, understandable explanations of basic eye anatomy, physiology, disease and treatment for non-ophthalmic practitioners and students. In doing so, this guide provides a framework for determining the normal versus the abnormal, helping the reader recognize which patients require referral, and identify which conditions are developing, require urgent treatment, or can be routinely followed. Non-ophthalmologist healthcare providers and students alike will find this book, written by leaders in the field, a practical resource to consult as they encounter patients with treatable but potentially sight-threatening conditions.
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