Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Author: Lindy DuBois
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427492
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. This book provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. The author 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.

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: Peng Khaw
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199672516
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre:

The second edition of this excellent and highly popular textbook continues to address the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) syllabus for trainee ophthalmologists and is an essential read for those studying ophthalmology, optometry and orthoptics. As a theoretical and practical aid, it guides readers through postgraduate Ophthalmic Specialist Training. Emphasis is placed on the practical assessment and management of key ophthalmic conditions. Clearly laid out and highly illustrated in full colour throughout, each condition is discussed in two or three-pages, beginning with general explanations of the pathophysiology and clinical evaluation, followed by differential diagnoses and treatment options. This thoroughly revised second edition includes new chapters on paediatric ophthalmology, refractive surgery and microsurgical skills. This text will appeal to foundation doctors, specialist trainees in ophthalmology, candidates preparing for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmology (FRCOphth) examination, consultants in ophthalmology and practitioners looking for a comprehensive but accessible guide to the subject.

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.

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.

Oxford American Handbook of Ophthalmology

Author: James Tsai
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199831647
Release Date: 2011-01-28
Genre: Medical

In a concise and contemporary new edition, the Oxford American Handbook of Ophthalmology offers highly practical yet evidence-based guidance on the diagnosis and management of ophthalmic disorders. Incorporating a systematic approach, the authors present common and/or important manifestations of the full spectrum of eye diseases. Included are useful summaries of common signs and symptoms, etiologies, diagnostic testing, and therapeutic regimens, as well as information on pre-, peri-, and post-operative eye care. The Oxford American Handbook should prove useful and relevant to residents and fellows in ophthalmology, as well as medical students, primary care physicians, comprehensive ophthalmologists, and other ophthalmic personnel, all who seek a ready reference for daily clinical practice and review.

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.

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

Moorfields Manual of Ophthalmology

Author: Timothy L Jackson
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9781907816888
Release Date: 2014-09-22
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised and updated text reflecting the latest in diagnostic techniques and treatment options in eye disease

NMS Review for the USMLE Clinical Skills Exam

Author: Erich A. Arias
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781766931
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

This fully revised Second Edition offers a complete review for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam. It covers all diseases encountered on the exam and prepares students to interact with patients, take a good medical history, perform a focused physical examination, develop a workup plan, and write an organized patient note. Numerous sample cases and patient notes are included. This edition has new chapters on ethics in primary care; Step 2 cases and medical notes; and trauma medical notes. A new chapter format and design highlights essential information: chief complaint, questions to ask, key points, and workup plan.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing

Author: Jacqueline Randle
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199211043
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Fast access to concise, targeted information on all essential aspects of clinical skills in nursing Written by experienced nurses and packed full of up-to-the minute guidance and information An indispensable companion for practising and student nurses in a variety of care settings Patient centred, evidence-based and in line with the latest guidelines Includes practice tips and pitfalls to aid patient careIncreasingly nurses are developing and extending their clinical skills into areas that were once considered only for doctors. With the rise of post-registration clinical skills courses, advanced practitioners, and the new medical assistant roles, it is anticipated that future professional practice will involve more emphasis on clinical skills for nurses.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing provides a practical, easily accessible, concise and evidence-based guide to all the essential elements of clinical skills for nursing practice in one portable format. The first section deals with the principles underlying patient assessment, and professional issues relating to clinical skills in order to help practitioners perform procedures safely and competently. This is followed by chapters on generic skills such as communication, hygiene and comfort, infection control, intravenous access, and care of the theatre patient. There are separate sections on drug administration and emergency and high dependency care. The book then takes a systems-based approach to the care of patients covering the key concepts which underpin all good nursing practice, including the social and psychological aspects of nursing. Information is included on how to relate the principles of clinical skills to different groups such as the elderly and the mentally ill, which will have relevance to practitioners whether in a hospital or community setting.A unique and comprehensive guide to clinical skills in nursing, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing will help nurses and other health care workers to perform clinical skills safely and competently. Readership: Nursing students in pre-registration diploma, degree and masters level degree programmes; registered nurses at staff nurse, advanced and specialist level and charge nurse/sister level; registered nurses undertaking post-registration education programmes.

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.

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.

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.