Fast Facts: Ophthalmology

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Simcock, Peter; Burger, Andre

Publisher: S. Karger

ISBN: 978-1-90-854172-7

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 82

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This fully updated new edition has been designed for ease and speed of use in clinical practice. It empowers you with the knowledge to triage your patients into three main groups: emergencies requiring immediate referral; non-emergencies requiring routine referral; or those with treatable conditions.

Primarily intended for doctors, optometrists, ophthalmic nurses and other health professionals involved with eye care within the community, this refreshingly readable handbook discusses the major ophthalmological symptoms in the context of daily clinical practice.

• Basic eye assessment: history and examination
• Red eye
• Blurred vision
• Double vision
• Other important symptoms
• Gritty, itchy or watery eyes
• Abnormal eye appearance and/or eye examination
• Diabetes, hypertension and systemic medications
• Eyelid disease
• Children’s eye problems
• Eye trauma
• Useful resources


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: S. Karger
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Simcock, Peter; Burger, Andre
ISBN: 978-1-90-854172-7
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 112
Illustrations: 68
Year: 2015
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 82


Fast Facts: Ophthalmology

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