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Jun 232015
 


Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional glaucoma references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for common clinical dilemmas? Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between glaucoma specialists.

Dr. Dale K. Heuer, and associate editors Dr. Steven J. Gedde and Dr. Richard Lewis, have designed this unique reference in which top glaucoma specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with the day-to-day diagnosis and care of glaucoma patients. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to glaucoma with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate glaucoma pearls.

Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume glaucoma specialists will appreciate. General practitioners, residents, fellows, and optometrists alike will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.

Some of the questions that are answered:
• Which imagining device should I use in my practice?
• How should I set a target intraocular pressure?
• What is “maximum medical therapy” for glaucoma now?
• Which glaucoma medications may be used safely during pregnancy? In children?
• Is selective laser trabeculoplasty better than argon or diode laser trabeculoplasty?
• Which of the new incisional surgical alternatives to trabeculectomy should I consider for my patients? In what clinical settings should I consider them?
• In which patients with glaucoma and cataract should I perform a combined
procedure? Cataract surgery alone? Trabeculectomy first?



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Jun 232015
 


This book provides the vitreoretinal surgeon with advice and guidance on how to treat and manage the unpredictable complexities and potential intra- and postoperative complications that are encountered during the course of vitreoretinal surgery. Internationally renowned surgeons share their extensive surgical experience in a clearly written and well-illustrated format, delivering helpful practical answers to the important problems frequently confronted in this ever-challenging area of ophthalmic surgery. Management of Complicated Vitreoretinal Diseases will appeal to surgeons young and old, and will find its home not only in the library but also in the office and the operating room itself. The open and positive way in which the many scenarios and difficulties encountered in surgery are confronted will improve the expertise of the surgeon and, most importantly, the outcomes for patients.

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Jun 122015
 


Visual Fields: Examination and Interpretation, 3rd edition contains revisions and updates of earlier material as well as a discussion of newer techniques for assessing visual field disorders. The book begins with a short history of the field of perimetry and goes on to present basic clinical aspects of examination and diagnosis of visual field defects in the optic nerve, optic disc, chorioretina, optic chiasm, optic tract, lateral geniculate field bodies, and the calcarine complex. Additional aspects of visual field examination are explored including those of monocular, binocular, and junctional field defects, congruity vs. incongruity, macular sparing vs. macular splitting, density, wedge-shaped homonymous field loss, and monocular temporal crescent. Various new techniques of automated perimetry are also considered including SITA, FASTPAC, and SWAP. This volume provides a very useful overview of the techniques of visual field examination in a number of eye disorders and will be of interest to all ophthalmologists, neuro-opthalmologists, retina specialists, and optometrists.
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Jun 072015
 

Ophthalmology at a Glance (Paperback)

By (author): Jane Olver, Lorraine Cassidy, Gurjeet Jutley, Laura Crawley

Ophthalmology at a Glance provides a concise overview of the specialty, with clear and simple diagrams illustrating the essential information required for students, trainee optometrists, opticians and specialty nurses.

It includes details on history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. Closely tracking the undergraduate ophthalmology curriculum, this new edition is fully updated to reflect new developments in the field.

Ophthalmology at a Glance:

Features tip boxes to give further insight into topics, warning boxes to indicate cautionary advice, help with exam technique, further reading, and key point boxes which summarize each chapter

Includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis

Features expanded material on red eye and painful loss of vision, and discussion of new scientific evidence for the existence of a sixth layer of the cornea (Dua s layer)

Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring clinical case studies, all the clinical images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and interactive flashcards for self-test

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May 122015
 

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases (Hardcover)

By (author): Lucio Buratto MD, Stephen Brint MD, Luigi Caretti MD

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases offer the latest techniques in treating complicated cases as faced by today’s surgeons performing cataract surgery.

Dr. Lucio Buratto; Dr. Stephen Brint; and Dr. Luigi Caretti provide step-by-step approach to facilitate how to assess the patient, perform the technique, and manager the most challenging cataract surgery complicated cases facing both beginning and experienced surgeons.

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases covers a wide variety of topics including cataract in high myopia, floppy iris syndrome, traumatic cataract, phacoemulsification with a small pupil, and IOL explanation and replacement.

Supplemented by more than 250 color illustrations, diagrams, a glossary, and references, all surgeons, from beginner to expert will want this unique resource by their side.


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May 012015
 

Chandler and Grant's Glaucoma (Hardcover)

By (author): Malik Kahook, Joel S. Schuman MD

Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, now in its Fifth Edition, represents a timely update to one of the field’s seminal texts on the medical practice and surgical management of glaucoma.

Edited by Drs. Malik Y. Kahook and Joel S. Schuman and with contributions from David L. Epstein and over 50 contributors, Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, Fifth Edition brings together the experience of world-class glaucoma experts who belong to a long line of surgeons trained by using the teachings of the original authors of this classic work.

Meticulous updating from the previous edition maintains the well-established historical teachings of Drs. Paul A. Chandler and W. Morton Grant and defines this new Fifth Edition as the most relevant and invaluable reference on the topic of glaucoma.

Exploring subject areas from the mechanisms behind clinical observation to the details on treating the individual patient in the office, Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, Fifth Edition brings together the experience of world-class glaucoma experts trained from the original teachings of this book.

New topics and features in the Fifth Edition:
• Advances in imaging of the optic nerve and retina
• Updates on medical therapy of glaucoma
• New approaches for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
• Over 400 images and tables

Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma has been an invaluable reference for the medical and surgical management of glaucoma for generations of ophthalmologists. This updated Fifth Edition builds on the teachings of previous editions, while expanding on new knowledge, making the Fifth Edition as relevant in the 21st century as when the first lectures were presented by Drs. Chandler and Grant.
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Mar 142015
 


Nationally recognised as the definitive guide to clinical nursing skills, The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on nursing skills and procedures for over 30 years. Now in its 9th edition, this full-colour manual provides the underlying theory and evidence for procedures enabling nurses to gain the confidence they need to become fully informed, skilled practitioners. Written with the qualified nurse in mind, this manual provides up to date, detailed, evidence based guidelines for over 200 procedures related to every aspect of a person s care including key information on equipment, the procedure and post-procedure guidance, along with full colour illustrations and photos. Following extensive market research, this ninth edition: * contains the procedures and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care * includes thoroughly reviewed and updated evidence underpinning all procedures * is organised and structured to represent the needs of a patient along their care pathway * integrates risk-management into relevant chapters to ensure it is central to care * contains revised procedures following hands-on testing by staff and students at Kingston University * is also available as an online edition

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Feb 162015
 


Glaucoma affects 1% of the population over the age of 40. It is important that the practicing clinician and surgeon recognize both primary and secondary glaucoma and cases associated with other disorders. This lavishly illustrated text is authoritative and presents the reader with the whole spectrum of the disease. The book is divided into three main sections: The Basics of Glaucoma, Clinical Entities, and Treatment of Glaucoma.
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Jan 112015
 

Basic Sciences for Ophthalmology (Oxford Specialty Training) (Paperback)

By (author): Louise Bye, Neil Modi, Miles Stanford

Part of the Oxford Specialty Training series, Basic Sciences for Ophthalmology is an indispensable and fully comprehensive textbook, and the only book candidates will need to pass the FRCOphth Part 1 exam. Directly linked to the Royal College's exam, presented in a full colour, highly illustrated, and easy-to-read format, making the basic science behind ophthalmology more approachable and accessible to improve understanding.

Offering full coverage of the Royal College curriculum, the book includes information on anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, optics and practical refraction as well as a section on exam technique. Useful as a resource for the basic sciences in ophthalmology, the book will be also of interest to senior trainees, consultants, optometrists, orthoptists, and basic scientists, as well as those taking the FRCOphth exams.
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Jan 062015
 

Sure Success in Ophthalmology: Viva Voce & Practical Examination (Paperback)

By (author): Jyotirmoy Datta, Chandana Chakraborti

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