Basic Sciences in Ophthalmology: A Self Assessment Text / Edition 1by John Ferris, D. L. Easty
Pub. Date: 12/16/1998
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
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.
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Table of Contents
The orbit and paranasal sinuses.
The lacrimal system.
The ciliary body.
The choroid and sclera.
The visual pathways.
The extraocular muscles.
The cranial nerves.
Orbital vasculature and the cavernous sinus.
Neuroanatomy and head and neck anatomy.
Autonomic nervous system of the head and neck.
Head and neck anatomy.
Gene expression and cell division.
Mutations and patterns of inheritance.
Molecular biological techniques.
Chlamydia and spirochaetes.
Airborne and enteric viruses.
Hepatitis b virus.
Inflammation and wound healing.
Thrombosis and atherosclerosis.
Cell growth, cellular interactions and cell death.
The adrenergic system.
Ocular hypotensive drugs.
The lacrimal apparatus.
The aqueous and intraocular pressure.
The extraocular muscles and eye movements.
The visual pathways.
Visual acuity and adaptation.
Binocular vision and stereopsis.
The central nervous system.
Statistics and epidemiology.
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