Basic Sciences in Ophthalmology: A Self Assessment Text / Edition 1

Basic Sciences in Ophthalmology: A Self Assessment Text / Edition 1

by John Ferris, D. L. Easty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727913778

ISBN-13: 9780727913777

Pub. Date: 12/16/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This is a self assessment test which covers all aspects of the basic sciences related to ophthalmology. Each chapter comprises a series of MCQs and their explanatory text constitutes an up to date summary of that topic. The book is illustrated with 150 diagrams which compliment the text. It may be used as a revision aid for those about to sit the final FRCO or it may…  See more details below

Overview

This is a self assessment test which covers all aspects of the basic sciences related to ophthalmology. Each chapter comprises a series of MCQs and their explanatory text constitutes an up to date summary of that topic. The book is illustrated with 150 diagrams which compliment the text. It may be used as a revision aid for those about to sit the final FRCO or it may be read as a text book for those wishing to update their knowledge of the basic sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727913777
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/16/1998
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Ocular anatomy.

The orbit and paranasal sinuses.

The lacrimal system.

The eyelids.

The conjunctiva.

The cornea.

The ciliary body.

The iris.

The lens.

The choroid and sclera.

The retina.

The visual pathways.

The extraocular muscles.

The cranial nerves.

Orbital vasculature and the cavernous sinus.

Answers.

Neuroanatomy and head and neck anatomy.

Neuroanatomy.

Autonomic nervous system of the head and neck.

Skull osteology.

Head and neck anatomy.

Answers.

Genetics.

Gene expression and cell division.

Mutations and patterns of inheritance.

Molecular biological techniques.

Answers.

Microbiology.

General bacteriology.

Cocci.

Bacilli.

Chlamydia and spirochaetes.

General virology.

Herpes viruses.

Airborne and enteric viruses.

Retroviruses.

Hepatitis b virus.

Fungi.

Parasites.

Antimicrobial agents.

Answers.

Pathology.

Inflammation and wound healing.

General immunology.

Ocular immunology.

Hypersensitivity reactions.

Transplantation immunology.

Thrombosis and atherosclerosis.

Cell growth, cellular interactions and cell death.

Neoplasia.

Answers.

Pharmacology.

Pharmacokinetics.

Cholinergic agonists.

The adrenergic system.

Ocular hypotensive drugs.

Corticosteroids.

Ocular anaesthetics.

Answers.

Ocular physiology.

The lacrimal apparatus.

The eyelids.

The cornea.

The aqueous and intraocular pressure.

The lens.

Accommodation.

The vitreous.

The pupil.

The extraocular muscles and eye movements.

The retina.

Electrodiagnostic tests.

The visual pathways.

Visual acuity and adaptation.

Colour vision.

Binocular vision and stereopsis.

Answers.

General physiology.

Cardiovascular physiology.

Respiratory physiology.

Endocrinology.

Renal physiology.

Muscle physiology.

The central nervous system.

Answers.

Statistics and epidemiology.

Answers

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