Dictionary of Eye Terminology

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher:
ISBN: 093740473X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Reference

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.

Dictionary of Eye Terminology

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher: Triad Publishing Company (FL)
ISBN: 0937404683
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This is a spiral bound book,with approx 500 new entries in the 5th. edition.

Ophthalmic Dictionary and Vocabulary Builder

Author: Harold A Stein
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9789350253656
Release Date: 2011-10-25
Genre: Medical

Ophthalmic Dictionary and Vocabulary Builder is a desk-size reference for ophthalmic words. The book is divided into different sections to cover every sector of ophthalmology and provides the origins of words to assist learning. Authored by recognised authorities in Canada and the USA, this fourth edition has 150 images and illustrations and a new chapter on refractive surgery and imaging words such as OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography).

Root Eye Dictionary

Author: Timothy Root
Publisher:
ISBN: 0989750108
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Genre: Eye

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

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.

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. Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology, Second Edition is a reader-friendly guide that provides a quick review and basic clinical reference of ocular pharmacology. 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. Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology concisely reviews commonly used and prescribed medications, how they work, dosage, therapeutic use, and potential side effects. This new edition also highlights key information for patients about the medications they encounter and are prescribed in the clinic. 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: � An appendix focused on the drug approval process. � A chapter on retinal therapies. � Study icons to assist in the learning process. � New coverage of vasoconstrictors.

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556423691
Release Date: 1998-01-01
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.

The Dictionary of the Book

Author: Sidney E. Berger
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442263406
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Dictionary of the Book: A Glossary of for Book Collectors, Book Sellers, Librarians, and Others 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.

Ophthalmology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Stephen Goldberg
Publisher: Medmaster
ISBN: 1935660063
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Medical

"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.

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.

Stedman s Ophthalmology Words

Author: Thomas Lathrop Stedman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781781752
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

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.

Quick Reference Dictionary of Eyecare Terminology

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556428057
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

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

Clinical Trials Dictionary

Author: Curtis L. Meinert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118315286
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Reference

A thoroughly updated new edition of the essential reference on the design, practice, and analysis of clinical trials Clinical Trials Dictionary: Terminology and Usage Recommendations, Second Edition presents clear, precise, meticulously detailed entries on all aspects of modern-day clinical trials. Written and compiled by one of the world’s leading clinical trialists, this comprehensive volume incorporates areas of medicine, statistics, epidemiology, computer science, and bioethics—providing a treasure trove of key terms and ideas. This new edition continues to supply readers with the A–Z terminology needed to design, conduct, and analyze trials, introducing a vocabulary for the characterization and description of related features and activities. More than 300 new entries are now included, reflecting the current usage practices and conventions in the field, along with usage notes with recommendations on when to use the term in question. Detailed biographical notes highlight prominent historical figures and institutions in the field, and an extensive bibliography has been updated to provide readers with additional resources for further study. The most up-to-date work of its kind, Clinical Trials Dictionary, Second Edition is an essential reference for anyone who needs to report on, index, analyze, or assess the scientific strength and validity of clinical trials.

Dictionary of Untranslatables

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400849918
Release Date: 2014-02-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Characters in some languages, particularly Hebrew and Arabic, may not display properly due to device limitations. Transliterations of terms appear before the representations in foreign characters. This is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another. Drawn from more than a dozen languages, terms such as Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portuguese), and stato (Italian) are thoroughly examined in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. Spanning the classical, medieval, early modern, modern, and contemporary periods, these are terms that influence thinking across the humanities. The entries, written by more than 150 distinguished scholars, describe the origins and meanings of each term, the history and context of its usage, its translations into other languages, and its use in notable texts. The dictionary also includes essays on the special characteristics of particular languages--English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Originally published in French, this one-of-a-kind reference work is now available in English for the first time, with new contributions from Judith Butler, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Ben Kafka, Kevin McLaughlin, Kenneth Reinhard, Stella Sandford, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Jane Tylus, Anthony Vidler, Susan Wolfson, Robert J. C. Young, and many more.The result is an invaluable reference for students, scholars, and general readers interested in the multilingual lives of some of our most influential words and ideas. Covers close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms that defy easy translation between languages and cultures Includes terms from more than a dozen languages Entries written by more than 150 distinguished thinkers Available in English for the first time, with new contributions by Judith Butler, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Ben Kafka, Kevin McLaughlin, Kenneth Reinhard, Stella Sandford, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Jane Tylus, Anthony Vidler, Susan Wolfson, Robert J. C. Young, and many more Contains extensive cross-references and bibliographies An invaluable resource for students and scholars across the humanities