Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721649319
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Medical

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.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556426488
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.

The Ophthalmic Assistant E Book

Author: Harold A. Stein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455733460
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Medical

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Nursing Care of Children

Author: Susan Rowen James
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: UCSD:31822031097009
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

This concise, student-friendly text is ideal for shorter courses in pediatric nursing. A focus on common and important disorders keeps the material relevant to daily practice. In this 2nd Edition, current issues and trends are addressed through the use of community nursing care plans, expanded health promotion content, and enhanced communication tips. · A highlighted Clinical Reference section opens each Alterations chapter, providing a review of the relevant body system, a discussion of pediatric differences, and a description of common diagnostic tests. · Pathophysiology boxes describe how disease conditions develop, providing a scientific basis for understanding the therapeutic management and nursing care of an illness. · Want to Know boxes guide the student in teaching the parents and child about self-care in the home and follow-up care in community-based health care settings. · Each chapter opens with Learning Objectives and Definitions and closes with Key Concepts to assist students in focusing their study on important topics and key terms to be gleaned from each chapter. · Photo Stories provide a visual description of the nursing role in a variety of settings. · Communication Cues offer students tips and practical examples of communicating with children of all ages as well as with their parents. · Procedure boxes highlight step-by-step instructions for common nursing tasks to assist students in their clinical practice. · The Resources for Health Care Providers and Families appendix, organized by topic, identify organizations that provide condition-specific information and support to the health care professional or to parents and children in the community · Reorganized table of contents condenses and combines material into more logical, streamlined approach, making the textbook more useful to shorter or combined maternity/pediatric courses. · Health Promotion Boxes outline American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended well-child visits and include growth and development milestones, health screening and immunizations, and anticipatory guidance. · Pediatric health priorities, as identified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are highlighted in Healthy People 2010 boxes to assist the student in formulating pediatric health promotion goals. · Critical to Remember boxes alert the student to important information needed to deliver safe nursing care. · Critical Thinking Exercises present students with issues and problems in clinical scenarios that challenge the student to apply learning to practice. Suggested answers and rationales appear at the end of the chapter. · Special Nursing Care Plans guide the student in planning care in the home or community-based health care setting. · Drug Guides highlight common medications and provide students with a quick reference on nursing implications.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015023721684
Release Date: 1995-02
Genre: American literature


Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015073882014
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nursing

Accompanying CD-ROM, in pocket at front of v. 1, contains ... "more than 50 interactive case studies with realistic, 3-D animations to help you visualize disease processes from the inside out; a unique Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students with straategies for managing your (and your patients') stress; a collection of Multimedia Supplements with audio and video clips, plus additional animations; 375 NCLEX Examination-style review questions."--P. [4] of cover.