Eye Diseases in Hot Climates [NOOK Book]


Eye Diseases in Hot Climates

The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.

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Eye Diseases in Hot Climates

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Eye Diseases in Hot Climates

The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.

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An eye text specifically for clinical practitioners and students in developing countries and the tropics, focusing on common and important diseases, especially those that cause blindness. Contains introductory chapters on anatomy and physiology of the eye and methods of examination, and describes symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention of various diseases. Includes chapters on leprosy and the eye, parasitic diseases, disorders of eye movement, and eye injuries. Also lists contacts for teaching materials, medical equipment, and helpful organizations. This third edition contains color photos. For doctors, medical assistants, and nurses who must treat eye patients without specialist supervision and with limited facilities. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781483103983
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 4/23/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 252
  • File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
3 Clinical Methods-History Taking and Eye Examination
4 Principles of Treatment
5 The Eyelids and the Lacrimal Apparatus
6 Diseases of the Conjunctiva
7 Trachoma
8 The Cornea
9 Nutritional Corneal Ulceration and Xerophthalmia
10 Diseases of the Uvea
11 Diseases of the Lens
12 Diseases of the Retina
13 Diseases of the Optic Nerve and Visual Pathways
14 Glaucoma
15 Onchocerciasis and Loiasis
16 Leprosy and the Eye
17 Squint
18 Orbital Diseases
19 Eye Injuries
20 Diagnosis of Common Eye Conditions
Plates 1-23
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