Ophthalmic Assistant: A Guide for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel / Edition 7

Ophthalmic Assistant: A Guide for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel / Edition 7

by Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Bernard J. Slatt, Raymond M. Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323009131

ISBN-13: 9780323009133

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Thoroughly revised and updated, THE OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT: A Guide for Ohthalmic Medical Personnel provides ophthalmic assistants with comprehensive information on all aspects of ophthalmology. This 900-page, heavily illustrated book covers basic information on eye care delivery followed by clinical skills and equipment usage. Includes entirely new information

Overview

Thoroughly revised and updated, THE OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT: A Guide for Ohthalmic Medical Personnel provides ophthalmic assistants with comprehensive information on all aspects of ophthalmology. This 900-page, heavily illustrated book covers basic information on eye care delivery followed by clinical skills and equipment usage. Includes entirely new information on glaucoma medication, cataract surgery, pharmacological agents and refractive surgery, and the latest information on phacoemulsification, fluorescein angiography, MRI, and pediatric ophthalmology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323009133
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Part One Basic Sciences
1 Anatomy of the Eye
2 Physiology of the Eye
3 Optics
4 Pharmacology
5 Microbiology

Part Two Clinical Practice
6 Office Efficiency and Public Relations
7 History Taking
8 Preliminary Examination
9 Understanding Ophthalmic Equipment
10 Refractive Errors and How to Correct Them
11 Automated Refractors
12 Facts About Glasses
13 Rigid Contact Lenses: Basics
14 Soft Contact Lenses
15 Advanced Technique in Soft and Rigid Contact Lens Fitting
16 Visual Fields
17 Automated Visual Field Testing
18 Ocular Injuries
19 The Urgent Case
20 Common Eye Disorders
21 Common Retinal Disorders
22 Glaucoma
23 Examination of the Newborn, Infant, and Small Child
24 Maintenance of Ophthalmic Equipment and Instruments

Part Three Assisting the Surgeon
25 Aseptic Technique and Minor Office Surgery
26 The Operative Patient
27 Highlights of Ocular Surgery
28 Assisting the Surgeon
29 Lasers in Ophthalmology
30 Ambulatory Surgery
31 Refractive Surgery

Part Four Special Procedures
32 Ocular Motility and Binocular Vision
33 Ophthalmic Photography
34 Advances in Diagnostic Testing

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