Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas

Author: Robert L. Stamper,Marc F. Lieberman,Michael V. Drake

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323023940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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Authored by three prominent specialists in the field, this text provides comprehensive coverage of diagnostic and treatment modalities for optimal glaucoma management. Revised throughout, this new edition presents the latest guidance in clinical examination, randomized trials, medical treatment, laser therapy, and surgical procedures. Hundreds of illustrations-with many classic black and white figures from the previous editions supplemented with new color images-depict the features of glaucomas and step-by-step procedures for their management, while expanded use of highlighted boxes, lists, and summary tables make the material easy to access. Evidence-based and updated information on all aspects of the glaucomas-including physiology, genetics, interventional trials, and new surgical techniques-offer a well-rounded foundation of knowledge for making the most informed diagnoses and choosing the most effective course of treatment. Combines the cumulative experience of three prominent glaucoma specialists-addressing a full range of clinical needs for practitioners of all levels-for a uniquely written coherent perspective. Includes extensive references to current and historically important sources to provide comprehensive interpretation of the latest medical literature. Synthesizes a classical approach to the glaucomas-based on seven earlier editions spanning over 40 years-with the most up-to-date evidence-based and epidemiologically-derived classifications and outcomes. Coherently correlates with authoritative consensus documents on key areas of glaucoma, drawn up by the world-wide specialists of the World Glaucoma Association, and reprinted in the text. Revamps traditional teachings on the angle closure glaucomas, in concert with the newest international literature and technologies, to keep you up to date on the latest advances. Illustrates detailed surgical interventions applicable to the complete spectrum of clinical settings-from the developing world through contemporary operating rooms. Examines the newest and most promising developments in pharmacology, laser and surgical advances for glaucoma management, to enable you to choose the most effective patient approach. Illustrates invaluable but little-known instruments for clinical and research diagnoses, including optic nerve cupping scales, bleb assessment instruments, and more.


Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas

Author: Robert Nesbit Shaffer,Marc F. Lieberman,Michael V. Drake

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 716

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For the first time in full-color, the seventh edition of BECKER-SHAFFER'S DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY OF THE GLAUCOMAS provides comprehensive coverage of diagnostic and treatment modalities for the glaucomas. The new editors have heavily revised this classic text, bringing it up to date with the very latest in clinical examination, medical treatment, laser therapy, and surgical procedures. The addition of color images, as well as color tables to highlight important information, give you the glaucoma information you need in an attractive and practical format. * Includes over 200 full color images, including gonioscopic illustrations and other clinical images, to help the reader better understand the pathologic features of the glaucomas. * Includes extensive references to current and even historically important sources to provide comprehensive interpretation of the latest medical literature. * Provides the reader comprehensive information on the medical treatment of the glaucomas, including a new chapter on Prostaglandins. * Includes a revised classification of the glaucomas to help practitioners categorize glaucomas and understand pathogenesis and treatment.

Diagnosis and Management of Glaucoma

Author: R Ramakrishan,R Krishnadas,Alan L. Robin,Mona Khurana

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350255782

Category: Medical

Page: 750

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Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the optic nerve is damaged and can permanently damage vision and lead to blindness if left untreated. This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. Divided into five sections, it begins with an introduction to the disease, continuing step by step through its diagnosis, the different types of glaucoma and treatment options. Authored by specialists renowned in their field based in India and the USA, this manual contains 840 images and illustrations.

Physical Therapy of the Shoulder - E-Book

Author: Robert A. Donatelli

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715311

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques. Case studies show the clinical application of key principles, and follow the practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, relating to shoulder disorders. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures. State-of-the-art coverage details the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques and procedures of shoulder disorders. The integration of practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, demonstrates APTA guidelines for managing shoulder disorders. Case studies in each clinical chapter show the management of real-life situations. Video clips on the companion website demonstrate examination techniques, function tests, treatment techniques, and exercises. Updated neurology and surgery sections provide the most current, evidence-based practice parameters. New case studies are added to show the clinical application of therapy principles. Video clips on the companion Evolve website demonstrate additional techniques, exercises, and tests.



Glaucoma E-Book

Author: Tarek M. Shaarawy,Mark B. Sherwood,Roger A. Hitchings,Jonathan G. Crowston

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055417

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

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As the irreversible effects of glaucoma can lead to blindness, there is high demand for early diagnosis and an ongoing need for practitioners to adopt new and evolving medical and surgical treatment options to improve patient outcomes. Glaucoma, Second Edition is the most comprehensive resource in the field delivering expert guidance for the most timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma – aimed at specialists, fellows and general ophthalmologists. More than 300 contributors from six continents provide a truly global perspective and explore new approaches in this user friendly reference which has been updated with enhanced images, more spotlights, new videos, and more. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Get all the accuracy, expertise, and dependability you could ask for from leading specialists across six continents, for expert guidance and a fresh understanding of the subject. Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of all aspects of adult and pediatric glaucoma and the latest diagnostic imaging techniques including ultrasound biomicroscopy and optical coherence tomography. Broaden your surgical repertoire with the latest surgical techniques - such as trabeculectomy, gonio-surgery, combined surgeries, and implant procedures. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about stem cell research, gene transfer, and implants. Find answers fast thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly full-color layout. Stay at the forefront of your field with 10 brand new chapters on trending topics including: new surgical approaches such as trabectome and canoplasty; glaucoma implications in cataract and ocular surface disease; and, updates in the costs-effectiveness of medical management. Avoid pitfalls and achieve the best outcomes thanks to more than 40 brand new spotlight commentaries from key leaders providing added insight, tips and pearls of wisdom across varying hot topics and advances in the field. Refine and improve your surgical skills by watching over 50 video clips depicting the latest techniques and procedures including: new trabeculectomy methods, needling, implants, valve complications, and more. Prevent and plan for complications in advance by examining over 1,600 illustrations, photos and graphics (1,250 in color) capturing essential diagnostics techniques, imaging methods and surgical approaches. Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with chapter summary boxes that provide at-a-glance quick comprehension of the key take away points.

Clinical Ophthalmology: Contemporary Perspectives - E-Book

Author: A.K. Gupta

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131231658

Category: Medical

Page: 842

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Many new developments have taken place in ophthalmology since the publication of the last edition. It therefore became mandatory to revise and update the present edition. To accomplish this many new chapters have been added and the existing ones revised. Thoroughly revised and updated chapters Recent Advances in Lamellar Keratoplasty Principles of Molecular Genetics Intraocular Tumours Recent Advances in Oculoplastic Surgery Ophthalmic Electrodiagnostic Techniques Ultrasonography in Ophthalmology Ocular Coherence Tomography Anterior Segment Trauma Corneal Topography and Wavefront Sensing

Medical Management of Glaucoma

Author: James C. Tsai,Max Forbes

Publisher: Professional Communications

ISBN: 193261043X

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The focus of the text is the assessment and pharmacologic treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma. Detailed information on the various medications used is presented, along with a detailed treatment algorithm. Results and clinical implications of landmark glaucoma studies and comparative clinical trials are reviewed, with the importance of 24-hour control of intraocular pressure stressed. Brief chapters also review abnormal cornea, iris, lens, anterior chamber and angle, and the medical management of complications of laser and glaucoma surgery.

Core Radiology

Author: Jacob Mandell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107679680

Category: Medical

Page: 895

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Combines clinical images, full-color illustrations and bulleted text to create a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for learning and review.

Clinical Examination

A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis

Author: Nicholas J Talley,Simon O’Connor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729581470

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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A bestselling title for over 25 years, the updated seventh edition of Talley and O’Connor’s Clinical Examination is an essential read for all student clinicians. Fully updated with the latest clinical data, including specially commissioned research, Clinical Examination addresses the core principles and clinical skills that underpin diagnosis for safe, effective medical practice. Clinical Examination: A systematic guide to physical diagnosis, 7th edition breaks down each body system into a logical framework focusing on the history, clinical examination and correlation between physical signs and disease for each system. Helping students to navigate from first impressions through to the end of consultation, the text provides a patient-centred, evidence-based approach, making it the definitive resource for anyone embarking upon a medical career. Building on the strengths of previous editions, Clinical Examination 7th edition, also includes via Student Consult: OSCE based scenario videos to assist with examination preparation ECG case studies Imaging library (X-Rays, MRIs and CT Scans) Please note Student Consult access is only available with purchase of a print copy. Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience: An interactive enhanced eBook containing all content from this edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics, OSCE videos, ECG case studies, an imaging library and MCQs. Purchase can be made via Inkling (www.inkling.com) A standard eBook containing content from the print edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics. Please note that Student Consult access is NOT available with an eBook purchase. Building on the strengths of previous editions, Clinical Examination 7th edition, also includes via Student Consult: OSCE based scenario videos to assist with examination preparation ECG case studies Imaging library (X-Rays, MRIs and CT Scans) Please note Student Consult access is only available with purchase of a print copy. Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience: An interactive enhanced eBook containing all content from this edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics, OSCE videos, ECG case studies, an imaging library and MCQs. Purchase can be made via Inkling (www.inkling.com) A standard eBook containing content from the print edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics. Please note that Student Consult access is NOT available with an eBook purchase.


Ophthalmic Surgery: Principles and Practice

Author: George L. Spaeth,Helen Danesh-Meyer,Ivan Goldberg,Anselm Kampik

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712337

Category: Medical

Page: 696

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Ophthalmic Surgery, edited by Drs. George Spaeth, Helen Danesh-Meyer, Ivan Goldberg, and Anselm Kampik, provides the detailed, full-color, step-by-step guidance you need to master essential ophthalmic surgery procedures. The international team of expert editors and contributors present coverage of the latest surgical developments and video demonstrations of key techniques across subspecialties, including cataract, cornea, refractive, glaucoma, oculoplastic, extra-ocular muscle, vitreoretinal, and ocular tumor procedures. What’s more, the fully searchable text, procedural videos, and a downloadable image gallery are all online at www.expertconsult.com, making this multimedia resource the key to performing confidently in the operating room. Refer to the most important steps in each procedure quickly and easily with an appendix of step-by-step hand notes. Perform a wide variety of procedures with confidence using the focused coverage that pinpoints essential information and avoids extraneous details. Get comprehensive coverage across key subspecialties—oculoplastic, strabismus, cornea, refractive, cataract, glaucoma, ocular tumors, and vitreoretinal—and master the basics for every common procedure. Access the fully searchable contents online at www.expertconsult.com, along with procedural videos and a downloadable image gallery. Apply the latest advances in laser surgery that have become standard practice with the new section on refractive surgery. Master key techniques thanks to more than four hours of narrated online videos that demonstrate procedures across eight subspecialties. Gain a more nuanced visual understanding through a new full-color art program with over 800 illustrations, updated and revised drawings, color images, and step-by-step illustrated procedures. Tap into the expertise of leading authorities in the field with a brand new editorial team from North America, Europe, and Australasia, as well as international contributors who provide global perspectives across all subspecialties in ophthalmic surgery.

Atlas of Glaucoma, Third Edition

Author: Neil T. Choplin,Carlo E. Traverso

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482209225

Category: Medical

Page: 362

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Glaucoma affects all age groups and is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. It is imperative that practicing clinicians and surgeons recognize both primary and secondary glaucoma as well as cases of glaucoma associated with other disorders. Atlas of Glaucoma, Third Edition provides an in-depth review and analysis of the management of glaucoma and discusses research advancements that have resulted in the latest therapies. See What's New in the Third Edition: The influence of the cornea on intraocular pressure measurements and new devices designed to account for this Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) New statistical methods for tracking rates of progression New medications released since 2006 New chapter on trabecular bypass surgery Additional topics include: Classification of glaucoma Measurement of intraocular pressure and gonioscopy The optic nerve Psychophysical and electrophysiological testing in glaucoma Primary open-angle, secondary open-angle, and angle closure glaucomas Ocular blood flow and metabolism Medical therapy and surgical treatments Aqueous shunts Combined cataract and glaucoma surgery Treatment of developmental glaucoma This colorful atlas contains detailed captions for each illustration, making it ideal for teaching purposes as well as a reference for the practicing ophthalmologist. Glaucoma encompasses a wide variety of clinical entities, clinical findings, diagnostic techniques, and treatment options. This book presents a vast assemblage of insight from internationally recognized experts.

General and Systematic Pathology

Author: James Cressee Elphinstone Underwood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443073359

Category: Pathologie

Page: 839

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A textbook for medical and health science students, offering a comprehensive tour of the field of pathology. Features 250 color-line drawings, 400 high-quality color photographs, and explanatory tables on lesions, diseases, and terms that are commonly confused.

Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints E-Book

Author: Andrew B. Symons,Robert H. Seller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323528112

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Logically organized around the 36 most common presenting complaints – 80% of what you’re likely to encounter in daily practice – Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints, 7th Edition, uses a practical, clinically oriented approach to help you master the differential diagnosis of common symptoms. Using a clear, consistent format, it walks you through the problem-solving process that most physicians use to make a diagnosis. This book is the ideal reference for the beginning student and the busy clinician. Find information quickly thanks to an alphabetical organization by sign/symptom/disorder and a format that mimics the diagnostic decision-making process in clinical practice. Develop the clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills that are essential for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Stay up to date with evidence-based practice with increased evidence added to each chapter and thorough updating throughout, including the latest clinical and diagnostic studies. Clearly visualize key points in problem solving with new clinical algorithms and updated figures and images.

Ocular Differential Diagnosis

Author: Frederick Hampton Roy

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350255715

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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The ninth edition of Ocular Differential Diagnosis is a practical manual to help practitioners make a quick diagnosis based on presentation and symptoms. The chapters are organised by regions of the eye, listing possible causes for each symptom in both common and uncommon disorders. Syndromes and diseases associated with exophthalmos, ptosis, strabismus, nystagmus, glaucoma, cataracts, uveitis and optic atrophy are discussed in detail. Drugs associated with each disorder are listed alphabetically and their recommended selection and dosage are in accordance with current practice. Diagnoses are listed alphabetically with more common and clinically significant disorders highlighted by asterisks. Further reading suggestions appear after each diagnostic description.

A Brilliant Madness

Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449485375

Category: Poetry

Page: 304

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These poems, taken from the last decade of Drake's work, trace the devolution of a society gone brilliantly mad.