Lecture Notes: Ophthalmology

Author: Bruce James


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  • ISBN: 9781444335583
  • Author: Bruce James
  • Publ Date: 2011-10-28
  • Edition: 11
  • Pages: 344
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13917

Table of Contents :

Preface to eleventh edition
Preface to first edition
1 Anatomy
2 History, symptoms and examination
3 Clinical optics
4 The orbit
5 The eyelids
6 The lacrimal system
7 Conjunctiva, cornea and sclera
8 The lens and cataract
9 Uveitis
10 Glaucoma
11 Retina and choroid
12 Retinal vascular disease
13 The pupil and its responses
14 Disorders of the visual pathway
15 Eye movements and their disorders
16 Trauma
17 Tropical ophthalmology: eye diseases in the developingworld
18 Services for the visually handicapped
19 Clinical cases
Self-assessment EMQs
Useful references
Answers to EMQs
Appendix: Visual acuity equivalence table


Beautifully illustrated throughout, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes concentrates on themost common eye problems that health practitioners are expected todiagnose and manage. The book begins with a brief introduction to ocular anatomy andeye examination, and then focuses on core conditions inophthalmology. The highly structured text includes self assessmentmaterial at the end of each chapter, as well as a series ofclinical cases at the end of the book all designed tofacilitate easy access to information, making the book an idealresource for both study and revision, while the brand new companionwebsite at www.wiley.com/go/james/ophthalmologyfeatures all of the book s illustrations and images. Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinicalpractice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes will help foster asystematic approach to the clinical situation for all medicalstudents and hospital doctors.

Author Biography:

Bruce James is Consultant Ophthalmologist inthe Department of Ophthalmology at Stoke MandevilleHospital in Buckinghamshire
Anthony Bron is Professor Emeritus at the NuffieldLaboratory of Ophthalmology at the Universityof Oxford


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