The Neuro-ophthalmology Survival Guide

The Neuro-ophthalmology Survival Guide

by Anthony Pane, Neil R. Miller, Mike Burdon
     
 

A practical, symptom-orientated handbook of neuro-ophthalmology for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists.

  • Practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.
  • Simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against pracising ophthalmologists and exam

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Overview

A practical, symptom-orientated handbook of neuro-ophthalmology for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists.

  • Practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.
  • Simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against pracising ophthalmologists and exam failure for trainees and residents.
  • Aids diagnosis in a field in which mistakes may lead to medico-legal problems, eg brain tumours presenting with blurred or double vision.
  • Symptom-orientated - guides the reader from the presenting symptom to diagnosis and treatment or referral, through a series of easy to follow flowcharts.
  • Chapter One presents 20 "golden rules" to keep you and your patients out of trouble

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780723434054
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/13/2007
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
1,081,204
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Staying out of trouble. Blurred vision or field loss. Swollen disc(s), normal vision. Transient visual loss. Double vision. "Seeing things". Abnormal movement of the visual world. Abnormal eye movements without visual symptoms. Unequal pupils. Ptosis. Facial weakness or spasm. Unexplained eye pain, orbital pain or headache. Neuro-ophthalmic history and examination

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