Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Author: Lindy DuBois
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015062485514
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. Lindy DuBois focuses on presenting fundamental instruction in a clear and easy-to-use manual. Essential chapters, such as those on patient history, medications, allergies, and refractive surgery have been updated to offer critical information for the ophthalmic professional. New to this edition: An expanded History section with a detailed patient interview to comply with new regulations. Expanded Interim History section to include patients with low vision. New sections on Exophthalmometry and A-Scan Biometry. Make Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition your go-to text for information on the latest procedures and instruments used in the clinic today.

Veterinary Clinical Skills Manual

Author: Nichola Coombes
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781786391629
Release Date: 2018-05-16
Genre: Medical

Down-to-earth and intensely practical, this book and video package provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. This book is the go-to manual for an essential grounding in key veterinary clinical skills for all students and educators of veterinary medicine and animal husbandry.

Training in Ophthalmology

Author: Venki Sundaram
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199237593
Release Date: 2009-02-12
Genre: Medical

This full colour, fresh book is the first to take account of the new ophthalmic training structure and syllabus, as defined by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth). As a theoretical and practical aid for foundation year doctors and trainee ophthalmologists it guides and helps them progress through the initial years of the new postgraduate Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST). Emphasis is placed on the practical assessment and management of a variety ofkey ophthalmic conditions, and includes case based discussions to help develop clinical decision making skills. It will also appeal to candidates preparing for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmology (FRCOphth) examination. All topics within the book are presented in highly illustrated,full colour double-page spreads.

Pfenninger and Fowler s Procedures for Primary Care E Book

Author: John L. Pfenninger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455700929
Release Date: 2010-09-23
Genre: Medical

Pfenninger and Fowler’s Procedures for Primary Care, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive, "how-to" resource offering step-by-step strategies for nearly every medical procedure that can be performed in an office, hospital, or emergency care facility by primary care clinicians. . Designed for everyday practice, the outline format allows speedy reference while the detailed text and clear illustrations guide you through each procedure. The new edition of this best-selling book features full-color illustrations and easy access to the complete contents and illustrations, patient forms, and more online at www.expertconsult.com. Understand how to proceed, step by step, thanks to detailed text and illustrations. Locate critical information at a glance with numerous boxes and tables. Use the book for years with minimal wear and tear thanks to its sturdy cover. Patient education handouts to educate, save time, and reduce liability Coding guidelines included This best selling text now includes full color photos and new sections on Aesthetic and Hospitalist Procedures in addition to an update of all the previous procedures discussed in prior editions! Access the complete contents and illustrations online, download patient education handouts and consent forms, view lists of device manufacturers, and more at www.expertconsult.com. Offer your patients a variety of cosmetic procedures using lasers and pulsed-light devices (including individual chapters on procedures for hair removal, photorejuvenation, , skin tightening and skin resurfacing, and tattoo removal), botulinum toxin, as well as new coverage of cosmeceutical skin care, tissue fillers, and photodynamic therapy. Master new procedures such as maggot treatment for chronic ulcers, endovenous vein closure, stress echo, insertion of the contraceptive capsule (Implanon) and tubal implant (Essure), musculoskeletal ultrasound, no-needle/no-scalpel vasectomy, procedures to treat acute headaches, and more. Don’t worry! All the more basic office procedures are still included...with improved and updated discussions! Pfenninger and Fowler provide the latest and most comprehensive information on medical procedures that allow primary care physicians to more effectively treat their patients.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children s and Young People s Nursing

Author: Paula Dawson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199593460
Release Date: 2012-07-19
Genre: Medical

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing provides a concise, current, and evidence-based practical guide to all clinical skills relating to the care of children and young people.

Primary Eye Examination

Author: Jong Soo Lee
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789811069406
Release Date: 2019-03-13
Genre: Medical

This book is a comprehensive, in-depth, and up-to-date resource on eye examination that will be of great practical value for ophthalmologists and optometrists. The aim is to guide the practitioner through the diagnostic process and the implications for management of the ocular patient, and in so doing to demonstrate that it is possible to reach appropriate decisions on the basis of eye examination. Every year, existing ocular equipment is being upgraded and new diagnostic equipment is appearing on the market. This book reflects recent progress in upgrading by providing information and guidance on the latest innovations in ocular examination and eye testing while also highlighting the continuing important role of the traditional eye test. The coverage accordingly ranges from such long-established techniques as ophthalmoscopy, tonometry, and slit lamp examination through to the latest advances in OCT technologies, digital fundus photography, confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy, ocular ultrasound, and angiography. The authors hope that the book will assist all practitioners who perform ophthalmologic examinations.

Pediatric Clinical Skills E Book

Author: Richard B. Goldbloom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455706372
Release Date: 2010-08-02
Genre: Medical

Pediatric Clinical Skills, 4th Edition, by renowned author Richard B. Goldbloom, is your ideal guide to mastering necessary, often complex and challenging pediatric clinical skills. Written in a clear, informal tone, this book explains the nuances of the child/family interview and history, pediatric physical exam, crucial interpersonal skills, and important issues such as cultural sensitivity, chronic conditions, and athletic participation. An indispensable learning tool for in-training physicians, this book is also a valuable resource for pediatric and family practice physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and all healthcare personnel who work with children. Discover the best approach and demeanor for interviewing patients and their families. Elicit cooperation and gain the maximum value from physical exams of patients of all ages, including preterm and low-birth-weight infants. Enhance cultural sensitivity and capably navigate issues associated with chronic conditions, athletic participation, and more. Perfect the latest approaches for approaching the adolescent, clinical evaluation for possible child abuse, palliative care, examining the head and neck, evaluating gastrointestinal symptoms, surgical assessment of the abdomen, and other rapidly evolving areas. Navigate growing areas of concern including obesity, autism, TV-watching, and video games. Access the complete contents online at studentconsult.com, with Integration Links to related content in other Student Consult resources...videos demonstrating different aspects of the neurological exam, including assessing cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy...additional content and images to complement Ch. 21, Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse...and full-color inserts that complement Ch. 8, Examining the Visual System, and Ch. 19, Assessing the Skin. Study efficiently with the aid of Case Histories, Key Points, and Recommended Readings.

Clinical Techniques in Ophthalmology

Author: Simon N. Madge
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443103049
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

"Ophthalmologists in the early years of training are faced with the task of becoming familiar with a host of procedures, instruments, investigations and examination skills which are sometimes never formally taught. There are many textbooks on ophthalmic diseases, but few accessible handbooks on clinical skills. This book cuts through the bewilderment felt by the new trainee and presents the practical, clinical skills and techniques of ophthalmology in a clear and accessible manner."--BOOK JACKET.

Clinical skills Investigations and their interpretation Ocular trauma Lids Lacrimal Conjunctiva Cornea Sclera Lens Glaucoma Uveitis Vitreoretinal Medical retina Orbit Intraocular tumours Neuro ophthalmology Strabismus Paediatric ophthalmology Refractive ophthalmology Aids to diagnosis Vision in context Ophthalmic surgery anaesthetics and perioperative care Ophthlmic surgery theatre notes Laser Therapeutics Evidence based ophthalmology Resources

Author: Alastair Denniston
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199679980
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

This handbook offers a systematic summary of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment and ongoing management. The third edition is an invaluable companion to the practice of ophthalmology, providing rapid access to the information when it is needed, whether in the clinic, theatre or on the ward.

Pocket Tutor Ophthalmology

Author: Shyamanga Borooah
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9781907816215
Release Date: 2012-04-08
Genre: Medical

Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with “on the go”. Their highly affordable price represents great value for those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. Topics reflect information needs stemming from today’s integrated undergraduate & foundation courses: Common investigations (ECG, Chest X-Ray, etc) Clinical skills (procedures, patient examination, etc) Important and/or complex specialties in which students receive comparatively little dedicated training (psychiatry, renal medicine) Key Points Highly affordable price and convenient pocket size format – fits in back pocket! Ophthalmology receives little teaching time in the medical curriculum, so students often feel ill prepared to deal with eye problems - which are invariably urgent in nature Descriptions of common disorders enhanced by Clinical Scenarios (Patient presents with...) which help students and trainees to recognise and manage common presenting problems

Physical Assessment for Nurses

Author: Carol Cox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405181617
Release Date: 2009-12-21
Genre: Medical

The fully updated second edition of this book continues to take a systematic approach to comprehensive patient assessment. The text explores best practice in history taking and summarises the key clinical skills needed to develop and improve physical examination skills and to competently assess, diagnose, plan and provide care. Pocket book style for use during your course and for easy reference in a clinical setting Easy to follow page layout with key points marked with bullet points and additional information on the right of the page Based on Turner and Blackwood?s well-established Lecture Notes on Clinical Skills New to this edition Fully updated throughout and includes three new chapters on examination of the male genitalia, examination of the female reproductive system and ophthalmic examination Now in full colour throughout Suitable for newly qualified Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Masters and Undergraduate students on Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Nurse Practitioner courses.

Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination Fourth Edition

Author: Nancy B. Carlson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071849197
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Medical

The definitive skill-building guide to ocular examination procedures—now revised and updated Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Fourth Edition is the must-have eye care resource, whether you’re a student, resident, or practitioner. Here, in one concise handbook, is every major clinical procedure used in ocular examinations. Offering ideal preparation for clinical eye exams, the book features detailed, systematic guidance on how to confidently perform all major examination techniques, which are described by purpose, indication, equipment, set-up, recording, and examples. Each procedure is accompanied by precise illustrations and photographs, designed to enhance your knowledge and comfort level with the full spectrum of techniques. Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Fourth Edition represents the single most essential clinical companion in eye care available anywhere. Step-by-step procedures for every exam procedure, including techniques that are new to this edition Convenient summaries of practical how’s and why’s that do not get bogged down in distracting theory Expanded tables, plus updated references and norms

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills

Author: James Thomas
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199593972
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is the only truly comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of history taking, physical examination, practical procedures, data interpretation, and communication skills. Packed with expert knowledge and practical guidance it gives realistic advice on coping with common situations. The handbook is structured to allow rapid reference of key information, and to aid understanding with concise and practical clinical guidance. Full colour throughout, it includes over 140 detailed photographs and diagrams of all common examination skills to show you exactly what you need to do and the theory, practice and complications for each. More photos have been included, with over half completely new and specially produced for this edition. Each system chapter covers applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. Data interpretation covers the basics of x-rays, ECGs and other key areas. A new chapter on the eyes is included along with the sections on body language and non-verbal communication, and the section on practical procedures has been expanded. This handbook will help to ensure you have the confidence and skill to carry out an 'A' grade examination every time.

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills

Author: Elizabeth Burns
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199832033
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Medical

The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is a comprehensive pocket guide for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. It is designed to help students transition from classroom to clinical internships, preceptorships, and clerkships. Providing clear and user-friendly guidance on all aspects of history taking, physical examination, common practical procedures, data interpretation and communication skills, it gives realistic advice on coping with and mastering common situations. Each systems chapter follows a structured format covering applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. The procedures section includes approximately forty practical procedures that the final year medical student and senior nurse are expected to perform. The section on data interpretation covers the basics of chest x-rays, abdominal x-rays, ECGs, lung function tests and several other areas that the student is expected to carry out in their early years of training.