This new edition has been expanded with more terms and more abbreviations. Here are more than 5,000 of the most frequently used terms and phrases associated with the eye and vision, and 1,000 abbreviations and acronyms. Definitions are in "plain English" so everyone can understand them. SPECIAL FEATURES include mini-definitions within definitions (you don't need to chase down a cross-reference), phonetic pronounciations, and actual misspellings in the alphabetical listings, so you don't need to spell a word correctly to find it. Pocket size, for easy use.
Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Release Date: 1998
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.
Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Release Date: 2007
A leading resource for nearly two decades and a daily reference for thousands of eyecare professionals, the Fifth Edition of Quick Reference Dictionary of Eyecare Terminology continues this tradition and provides the latest terms, concepts, conditions, and important resources in an instant. Janice K. Ledford and Joseph Hoffman have updated and expanded this essential resource to reflect today's dialect while retaining the core features associated with this user-friendly reference book: accurately defined terms, cross-referencing, acronyms and abbreviations, and a plethora of additional information in the appendices. Compact, concise, and informative, Quick Reference Dictionary of Eyecare Terminology, Fifth Edition, provides quick access to over 3,700 terms and their definitions, including over 400 new words. This pocket-sized companion also contains 25 appendices. Additionally, pronunciations have been added—an attribute users are sure to appreciate. With a history of excellence, an easy-to-use format, and the latest information, Quick Reference Dictionary of Eyecare Terminology, Fifth Edition is a must have for anyone working in eyecare or an eyecare-related industry. Features: • An atlas of ocular anatomy drawings • Updated list of pertinent web sites • Updated drug tables • A reading guide Appendices Include: • Medical terminology • Subjective grading systems • Common abbreviations • The metric system • English-to-Spanish ocular history flow sheet
Author: Brian Duvall
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Release Date: 2006
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;
Dr. Timothy Root has written a layman's explanation for every eye problem you might encounter over your lifetime. No longer do you need to trudge through life in ocular ignorance. As an eyeball connoisseur, you'll astound your lover, make new friends, and turn your enemies green with envy
Author: Thomas Lathrop Stedman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
The Fourth Edition of Stedman's Ophthalmology Words includes accurate and current terminology related to procedures, techniques, abbreviations, drugs, and tests, as well as jargon and variants. In addition to a wide range of radiology words, look for key terminology in cataract surgery, laser eye surgery, intraocular lenses, vision screening, and pediatric ophthalmology. All terms are fully cross-referenced by first and last word for easy lookup. Stedman's Ophthalmology Words, Fourth Edition is also available on CD-ROM. See Media Products section for details.
Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 1995
This textbook discusses ophthalmic sciences, neuroanatomy, and optics in detail, and includes full coverage of technical skills and pathology. The skills are explained in an easy-to-follow procedure format, with many illustrations. It includes numerous examples to better convey concepts, as well as an appendix and practice problems to demonstrate ophthalmic calculations.
Author: Sidney E. Berger
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Finally, here is the definitive glossary of the book, offering readers all the terms they will need for thorough understanding of how books are made, the materials they are made of, and how they are described in the bookselling, book collecting, and library worlds. Every key term --- over 1,300 different words --- that could be used in booksellers’ catalogs, library records, and collectors’ descriptions of their holdings is represented in this dictionary. This authoritative source covers all areas of book knowledge: the book as physical object, typeface terminology, paper, printing, book collecting, book design, bibliography, calligraphy, t he language of manuscripts, writing implements, librarianship, legal issues, the parts of a book, and much more. The definitions are supplemented by more than 100 illustrations showing the book as a physical object: parts of books, kinds of illustrations, kinds of printing techniques, tools that librarians, booksellers, and collectors refer to that are used in the making of books, kinds of binding structures and decoration, kinds of paper decoration, and other things.
Author: Stephen Goldberg
Release Date: 2012-04-01
"All the ophthalmology necessary for the non-ophthalmologist. Includes interactive CD (WIN/MAC) with atlas of ophthalmic diseases, as well as movies of common ocular surgical procedures (cataract surgery, lens implantation, Lasik, Lasek, intacs surgery)."--Publisher description.
Author: Harold A. Stein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.
Author: Robert Barry
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2017-03-23
A Dictionary of Ophthalmology includes 600 fully cross-referenced entries, describing terms related to ocular anatomy and physiology, the diseases of the eye and of the visual pathway, and medical and surgical treatment of the same. Entries include: blepharitis, cataract, macula lutea, optic neuritis, retinal detachment, and uveitis. There is also a full list of the entries by their respective subject to aid navigation and discoverability, dividing them between 20 specialist categories, from Lids to the Retina, including categories on Clinical skills and Trauma. This dictionary is an excellent reference source for individuals from many different disciplines, including ophthalmologists (surgeons and physicians), optometrists, ophthalmic nurses, orthoptists, ophthalmic technicians, visual scientists, and undergraduate medical and optometry students.
Author: Andrew Hutton
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Release Date: 2004
This pocket-sized, medical term "dictionary" organizes entries according to body systems and medical topics, making specific words easy to locate. Quick reference boxes in each section enable users to look up terms according to common names or learn the medical terminology for common words, and page numbers are provided to facilitate cross-referencing. Small, "pocket guide" format is convenient and easy to use in any setting. Numerous features promote easy referencing of information, including page numbers and quick reference boxes. Medical terminology definitions and content is relevant to all areas of health care.