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Ophthalmic Emergency Manual

Συγγραφείς: Muawyah D Al Bdour, Mohammed A Abu Ameerh
ISBN: 9789350909881

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This book is a concise guide to the diagnosis, management and referral of ocular emergencies. Divided into eight sections, it examines disorders in different parts of the eye. Presented in an easy to follow format, each case begins with a description of the condition, followed by symptoms, signs, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment and follow up. Diagnostic tips and quick reference tables are included in each chapter.

A comprehensive appendices section includes a drug glossary, ocular diagnostic tests, ophthalmic abbreviations, estimating visual loss, eye drops and more.

Key points

  • Concise guide to diagnosis, management and referral of ocular emergencies
  • Step by step presentation of each case
  • Quick reference tables and diagnostic tips
  • Extensive appendices section


1. Eyelids/lacrimal System 1
y Eyelid Laceration 1
y Canalicular Laceration 3
y Preseptal Cellulitis 5
y Contact Dermatitis 7
y Periorbital Burns 8
y Acute Infectious Dacryoadenitis 9
y Dacryocystitis 11
2. cornea/conjunctiva 14
y Chemical Burns 14
y Thermal Keratopathy 18
y Infectious Corneal Ulcers 19
y Corneal Graft Rejection 23
y Corneal Abrasions 24
y Corneal Foreign Bodies 25
y Bacterial Conjunctivitis 26
y Subconjunctival Hemorrhage 26
y Neonatal Conjunctivitis (Ophthalmia Neonatorum) 27
y Conjunctival Lacerations 29
3. Orbit 31
y Orbital Cellulitis 31
y Orbital Floor Fractures 34
y Orbital Hemorrhage 35
y Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis 39
4. Glaucoma 42
y Primary Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma 42
y Phacomorphic Glaucoma 43
y Malignant Glaucoma (Aqueous Misdirection Syndrome) 44
y Flat/Shallow Anterior Chamber After Filtration Surgery 45
5. Retina/choroid 48
y Central Retinal Artery Occlusion 48
y Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion 51
y Central Retinal Vein Occlusion 52
y Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion 55
y Posterior Vitreous Detachment 56
y Retinal Detachment 57
y Vitreous Hemorrhage 59
y Central Serous Chorioretinopathy 61
y Commotio Retinae (Berlin?s Edema) 63
y Traumatic Choroidal Rupture 64
6. Uveitis/Endophthalmitis 65
y Postoperative Uveitis 65
y Postoperative Infectious Endophthalmitis 66
y Endogenous Endophthalmitis 69

y Traumatic Endophthalmitis 70
y Sympathetic Ophthalmia 71
y Phacoanaphylactic Endophthalmitis 72
y Traumatic Iritis 73
7. Neuro-ophthalmology 75
y Papilledema 75
y Optic Neuritis 78
y Arteritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy 82
y Nonarteritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy 83
y Diplopia 84
y Traumatic Optic Neuropathy 88
y Oculomotor Nerve Palsy 89
y Trochlear Nerve Palsy 92
y Abducens Nerve Palsy 95
y Cortical Blindness 97
y Nonphysiologic Visual Loss 98
y Amaurosis Fugax 100
8. General Ophthalmic problems 103
y Blind and Painful Eye 103
y The Eye in Coma Patients 104
y Eye in Pregnancy 106
y Bell?s Palsy 116
y Hyphema 117
y Ruptured Globe 120
y Intraocular Foreign Bodies 121
y Intraorbital Foreign Bodies 125
y The Blind Child 126
y The Red Eye 128
Appendices 133
y Appendix 1: Mydriatic and Cycloplegic Drops 133
y Appendix 2: Preparing Fortified Topical Antibiotics 134
y Appendix 3: Drug Glossary 135
y Appendix 4: Ocular Diagnostic Tests 137
y Appendix 5: Systemic Drug-induced Ocular Side Effects 140
y Appendix 6: Ophthalmic Abbreviations 150
y Appendix 7: Suture Materials 152
y Appendix 8: Local Infiltration Anesthesia 153
y Appendix 9: Estimating Visual Loss 154
y Appendix 10: Eye Drops, Ocular Side Effects and
Contraindications 155
y Appendix 11: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases 159
Index 171