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The Neuro-Ophthalmology Survival Guide

57,00

Εκδόσεις:
ISBN: 9780702072673

Επιπλέον πληροφορίες

Εκδόσεις

Ημ. Έκδοσης

2017/10

Σελίδες

408

Μορφή

Έντυπο

11-14 ημέρες

Περιγραφή

Illus: Approx. 411 illustrations (275 in full color) Size: 155 X 234 mm Product Type: Softcover

This book is a practical, symptom-based, ‘how-to guide to neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists. Each chapter focusses on a specific clinical symptom and includes an introduction to the clinical assessment of a symptom; an examination checklist; a management flowchart to be followed; clinical diagnostic criteria checklists; and further information on the diseases that can cause the symptom with a brief discussion of appropriate management.
Features:
  • A practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.
  • The text simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against practising ophthalmologists and exam failure for trainees and residents.
  • The book aids diagnosis in a field in which mistakes may lead to medico-legal problems, e.g. brain tumours presenting with blurred or double vision.
  • The book leads the reader from the symptom, through a series of simple but safe flowcharts and check-lists, to the diagnosis or the tests which need to be ordered.
  • The first chapter presents 20 ‘golden rules to keep you and your patients out of trouble.
New To This Edition:
  • A revised text with some new illustrations brings this highly-praised book up to date.
  • New online videos demonstrate abnormal eye movements, eyelid problems and pupil abnormalities.

Περιεχόμενα

  • Staying out of trouble
  • Blurred vision or field loss
  • Swollen disc(s), normal vision
  • Transient visual loss
  • Double vision
  • ‘Seeing things
  • Abnormal movement or orientation of the visual world
  • Abnormal eye movements without visual symptoms
  • Unequal pupils
  • Ptosis
  • Facial weakness or spasm
  • Unexplained eye pain, orbital pain or headache
  • Neuro-ophthalmic history and examination.
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