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by Bruce James, Anthony Bron

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Beautifully illustrated throughout, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes concentrates on the most common eye problems that health practitioners are expected to diagnose and manage.

The book begins with a brief introduction to ocular anatomy and eye examination, and then focuses on core conditions in ophthalmology. The highly structured text includes self assessment material at the end of each chapter, as well as a series of clinical cases at the end of the book – all designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for both study and revision, while the brand new companion website at features all of the book’s illustrations and images.

Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and hospital doctors.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118343128
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/2012
Series: Lecture Notes , #72
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 600
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Bruce James is Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Department of Ophthalmology at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire

Anthony Bron is Professor Emeritus at the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology at the University of Oxford

Table of Contents

Preface to eleventh edition

Preface to first edition



1 Anatomy

2 History, symptoms and examination

3 Clinical optics

4 The orbit

5 The eyelids

6 The lacrimal system

7 Conjunctiva, cornea and sclera

8 The lens and cataract

9 Uveitis

10 Glaucoma

11 Retina and choroid

12 Retinal vascular disease

13 The pupil and its responses

14 Disorders of the visual pathway

15 Eye movements and their disorders

16 Trauma

17 Tropical ophthalmology: eye diseases in the developing world

18 Services for the visually handicapped

19 Clinical cases

Self-assessment EMQs

Useful references

Answers to EMQs

Appendix: Visual acuity equivalence table


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