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.

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556423691
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking is a handy reference tool while administering an eye exam to a patient, making it ideal for on-the-job training. Because it is organized by topic, this manual is quick and easy to use. An accurate history is crucial in any eye exam. In this book, Jan Ledford not only advises you on patient confidentiality and how to condense a lengthy narrative, but also provides tips on patient rapport. Specific questions to ask the patient are included regarding ocular and systemic disorders, visual and physical symptoms, and medications. This handy manual will lead you in the right direction to increase efficiency and accuracy in ocular history taking.

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.

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

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Al Lens
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427921
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Updated to include new material for beginners in ophthalmology and optometry, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is an essential text that covers a range of fundamental information for students and clinicians. With collaborations from Al Lens, Sheila Coyne Nemeth, and Janice K. Ledford, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition now begins with a jump-start chapter to overview the topic for those new to the field of eye care. Chapter two delves into embryology—a topic rarely covered—and addresses each structure of the eye, including the bony orbit, eyebrows, eye lids, lacrimal system, extraocular muscles, and the globe. While the text continues to emphasize normal anatomy, each chapter contains a glossary of common disorders. Also included is a description of diagnostic methods for examining various tissues. The physiology of various structures and systems is explained, including the visual pathway, the inflammatory response, immunology, binocular vision, refractive errors, and accommodation. To enhance the reader's understanding of each topic, illustrations are provided. Features of the Second Edition: • New jump-start chapter for beginners • Details on diagnostic methods for each structure or segment, including optical coherence tomography and retinal thickness analysis • Glossary of common disorders at the end of each chapter With new features and information, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is a valuable text for ophthalmic and optometric assistants, training facilities, and practices, as well as beginners in the field of eye care, including sales representatives and pre-med students.

The Eye Exam

Author: Gary S. Schwartz
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427557
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

The Eye Exam: A Complete Guide is a handy reference with a primary focus on developing history and exam skills for all professionals working with patients in the eye clinic. Written in an easy and practical format, The Eye Exam presents the proper way to perform a history and physical examination on an eye patient. The opening chapters will educate the reader on how to perform an eye history on adults, as well as special indications and techniques for examining children. Also included are chapters on the foundation of basic optics and how to perform a proper distance and near refraction exams. The Eye Exam concludes with how to perform various examination techniques and how to record the findings. Dr. Gary Schwartz includes only the essential information about ophthalmic examinations, so that the reader is not bogged down with unnecessary information about diseases and treatments. The Eye Exam is perfect for the eye clinic novice wanting to learn the basics and be proficient with performing routine eye exams, as well as the experienced clinician looking to enrich existing skills and understanding of the eye exam techniques. Physical Exam Topics Include: Subjective and objective refraction Near refraction Color vision Pupil exam Motilities Alignment Slit lamp examination Intraocular pressure determination Gonioscopy Retina examination Additional features: Helpful question and answer sections at the end of most chapters Common abbreviations used in the eye clinic Eye medications Surgical procedures A pocket guide of the necessary components of the basic eye history and physical exam

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.

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.

Ophthalmology

Author: Louis E. Probst
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556427350
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is a comprehensive, yet, accessible guide to medical and surgical ophthalmology that succinctly addresses the diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the eye. Louis E. Probst, Julie H. Tsai, and George Goodman, along with the 16 world expert subspecialty contributors, have organized the concise, clinically focused, and user-friendly chapters by subspecialty and include the indications, techniques, and complications of common ophthalmic surgical procedures. This attentive chapter organization reflects the way modern-day ophthalmology is practiced. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles delivers practical emphasis, allowing the reader to apply the information into a clinical setting. Residents will additionally benefit from the surgical options discussed for specific disorders. Features: * More than 400 high-quality diagrams, figures, and color photographs. * Diagrams, tables, and figures to facilitate comparisons and assimilation of the information. * References to provide a starting point for further study and research. * Study questions at the conclusion of each chapter to allow readers to test their knowledge and prepare for important examinations. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is comprehensive and practical enough to be a complete resource for the ophthalmologist, ophthalmology resident, optometrist, as well as family physicians, medical students, and ophthalmic technician.

Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology

Author: Brian Duvall
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427506
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

For those who are new to the subject, ocular pharmacology can be a difficult and sometimes overwhelming topic.nbsp; Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology, Second Edition is a reader-friendly guide that provides a quick review and basic clinical reference of ocular pharmacology. nbsp; In this updated and revised second edition, Drs. Duvall and Kershner present an overview to the medication and drugs found most commonly in ophthalmic practice without overwhelming those professionals new to the subject.nbsp; nbsp; Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology concisely reviews commonly used and prescribed medications, how they work, dosage, therapeutic use, and potential side effects.nbsp; This new edition also highlights key information for patients about the medications they encounter and are prescribed in the clinic. nbsp; Ophthalmic staff, students, and research professionals looking for an introduction and basic go-to guide will welcome having a copy of Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology by their side. New to this edition: ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; An appendix focused on the drug approval process. ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; A chapter on retinal therapies. ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Study icons to assist in the learning process. ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; New coverage of vasoconstrictors. nbsp; nbsp;

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556424221
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Medical

The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, low vision, surgical assisting, opticianry, and contact lens examiners. The Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual is a review book designed for those preparing for the COMT® certification exam. This manual offers some 600 multiple-choice questions on every topic listed in the test criteria, including advanced levels of tonometry, visual fields, color vision, clinical optics, motility, photography, pharmacology, and general medical knowledge. Material that is unique to COMTs, such as microbiology and special instruments & techniques, are also covered. Explanatory answers, often with supporting illustrations and tables as well as the reference from which the material was obtained, are offered to round out your study experience. Suggested study texts are listed, along with an appendix on how to take a practical examination.

Clinical Examination in Ophthalmology E Book

Author: P. K. Mukherjee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9788131245040
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre: Eye

Revised and updated version of the last edition keeping its clear and systematic style intact with complimentary access to e-book with digital resources like MCQs, videos, animations - A new chapter on Nystagmus - Revised & updated topics enriched with additional photographs, figures and diagrams - Many disorders that were listed just by name in the last edition have been given small description for ready reference. - Complimentary access to e-book with digital resources: o University and PGMEE patterned MCQs o Procedure videos and animations - In-depth discussion of signs, symptoms and history taking - Practical tips and points useful in day-to-day clinical practice - Highlights applied anatomical and physiological principles underlining each procedure - Systematic presentation of information - each chapter devoted to specific system of eye

Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination Fourth Edition

Author: Nancy Carlson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 0071849203
Release Date: 2015-12-18
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

Practical Guide to Viva and OSCE in Ophthalmology Examinations

Author: Wei Yan Ng
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789813224209
Release Date: 2017-12-11
Genre:

Practical Guide to VIVA and OSCE in Ophthalmology Examinations is an essential study guide presented in a direct, exam-style question-and-answer format. It combines detailed explanations with high quality clinical photographs tailor-made to help readers ace specialist oral examinations (MMed, MRCS, FRCS, FRCOphth, FAMS, FRANZCO). Co-authored by ophthalmology trainees who took the final MMed and FRCOphth (Oral) in 2016 and 2017, this is a book written by trainees, for trainees, with prominent author contribution by Prof Wong Tien Yin. This book provides invaluable guidance to readers in presenting their answers in a logical, succinct and elegant manner. Practical Guide to VIVA and OSCE in Ophthalmology Examinations aims to complement the book titled The Ophthalmology Examinations Review by Prof Tien Yin Wong to guide candidates onto the path of success in examinations. This book illustrates the answering techniques employed during examinations, utilizing clinical photographs accompanied by a full template answer script of various high yield conditions. The style and format has been intentionally designed to simulate examination conditions and to provide candidates with ample practice in preparation for the examination. Most major ophthalmic degrees require trainees to take and pass an oral ophthalmic exam. This book fills a significant void in the market for ophthalmic training, where texts combining clinical photos and actual exam answering techniques are severely lacking. Readers will be able to follow the answering techniques and examples provided within the book so as to better cope with the clinical exams. Contents: Cataracts Cornea Glaucoma Vitreoretina and Uveitis Neuro-Ophthalmology Oculoplastics Pediatrics Refractive Miscellaneous Readership: University students and course facilitators. Keywords: VIVA;OSCE;Ophthalmology Examinations;Q&A;Atlas;GuidebookReview: Key Features: Provision of high quality and more complex clinical photos for discussion Detailed and to the point answering with full scripts provided relevant to the clinical photograph provided Prominent author contribution by Prof Wong Tien Yin

Clinical Skills for OSCEs Second Edition

Author: Neel L. Burton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498723039
Release Date: 2006-07-27
Genre: Medical

This Second Edition of the highly popular Clinical Skills for OSCEs is the most comprehensive guide to basic clinical skills available, covering all the pertinent skills taught at medical school, from third year to finals. With its clear and concise, yet informative style, Clinical Skills for OSCEs, Second Edition is the ideal revision tool for all exam candidates preparing for their OSCE or PLAB exams.