Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

by Roy Taylor
     
 

This book, a successor to the highly popular Practical Guide to Polaroid Retinal Photography, describes the essential components of a retinopathy screening programme, including the criteria for referral to an ophthalmologist, drawing upon the experience of the Newcastle system over the last two decades and the National Screening Committee Report upon Eye…  See more details below

Overview

This book, a successor to the highly popular Practical Guide to Polaroid Retinal Photography, describes the essential components of a retinopathy screening programme, including the criteria for referral to an ophthalmologist, drawing upon the experience of the Newcastle system over the last two decades and the National Screening Committee Report upon Eye screening. It is fully illustrated, featuring a new set of 50 digital colour photographs, showing the normal retina and problems associated with diabetes, with explanatory text.

"[T]he first concise textbook on retinal screening... well structured and written... provide[s] excellent background reading to those entering the new profession of retinal screening." PRACTICAL DIABETES INTERNATIONAL

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470028827
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/26/2006
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Roy Taylor, Prof of Medicine and Metabolism, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle Diabetes Centre.
Professor Taylor is a member of the Project Advisory Group of the National Screening Programme for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy and President of The British Association of Retinal Screeners.

Professor Taylor started the first mobile retinal camera service in 1986 and upgraded this to a digital screening system using high resolution equipment in 2000. He coordinates the data collection and analysis for 11 centres throughout the UK and is acclaimed as a leading expert on screening for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.

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