Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology, 18th Edition

Author: Paul Riordan-Eva,Emmett Cunningham

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071714383

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 1079

The most concise, current, and comprehensive overview of general ophthalmology – extensively revised and updated For five decades, General Ophthalmology has offered authoritative, state-of-the-art coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of all major ophthalmic diseases, as well as neurological and systemic diseases causing visual disturbances. The eighteenth edition builds on this tradition of excellence by offering an increased number of color illustrations, new chapters, and major revisions of existing chapters – to deliver all-inclusive coverage that encompasses pathophysiology, basic science, and the latest clinical perspectives. A must-read for medical students, ophthalmology residents, practicing ophthalmologists, nurses, optometrists, clinicians in other fields of medicine and surgery, and health-related professionals, the eighteenth edition of General Ophthalmology features: New chapters on Ophthalmic Emergencies, Causes and Prevention of Vision Loss, Vision Rehabilitation, and Functional Vision Score A glossary of terms relating to the eye Contributions from more than thirty international experts Extensive updates and revisions throughout to reflect the latest findings and advances

General Ophthalmology

Author: Daniel Vaughan,Taylor Asbury,Paul Riordan-Eva

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange

ISBN: 9780838531372

Category: Eye

Page: 432

View: 4243

This is a complete reference text that concentrates on need to know material. It is geared toward daily practice and contains an abundance of illustrations.

Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology

Author: Brian Duvall,Robert M. Kershner

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427503

Category: Medical

Page: 130

View: 4545

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

Clinical Ocular Photography

Author: Denise Cunningham

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556423772

Category: Medical

Page: 140

View: 8719

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. This concise, easy-to-read manual is an excellent introduction to the fundamental techniques of film based imaging of the eye. With a back-to-basics approach this text will reduce any fear or anxiety that you may have related to learning the craft of ocular photography. Clinical Ocular Photography is organized in a way that allows quick and easy understanding on a specific subject. Each chapter stands alone, allowing the reader to tackle one specific topic at a time. With clear explanations of all clinical uses of photography in ophthalmology, this book is the perfect resource for the beginning or experienced ocular photographer.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

Author: Harold A. Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323394787

Category: Medical

Page: 912

View: 3536

Freeman, is your go-to resource for practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management in the ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry or eye care settings. Thoroughly updated content and more than 1,000 full-color illustrations cover all the knowledge and skills you need for your day-to-day duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams. This comprehensive text provides essential learning and practical guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists, physician assistants, and all others involved in ocular care, helping each become a valuable asset to the eye care team. Full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. Quick-reference appendices provide hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Updated throughout with the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures, new equipment, the role of the assistant in the practice, and an expanded chapter on OCT imaging. A new bonus color image atlas tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Four brand-new chapters cover the latest industry advances regarding dry eye, vision function and impairment, uveitis, and surgical correction of presbyopia.

Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology E-Book

A Systematic Approach

Author: Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055743

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 8961

Kanski’s Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach is the classic specialty text providing the perfect ophthalmology foundation for trainees through to experienced practitioners. The famous visually dynamic and succinct format enables easy comprehension and focused guidance in the diagnosis and management of ophthalmic disorders. Build the ultimate foundation in ophthalmology with this market-leading resource. Benefit from guidance on examination, imaging, and the recognition of systemic conditions associated with ocular disease. Completely revised by award-winning ophthalmic educator Brad Bowling, the eighth edition reflects the latest advances, making this an indispensable resource to enhance learning, aid exam preparation and guide clinical practice. Designed for rapid reference and efficient recall, the concise but comprehensive chapters use crisp targeted text, bulleted lists, tables, and visual aids to highlight salient points across all ophthalmology subspecialties. Features detailed updates on key evolving topics such as the spectrum of macular disease, with many new disorders added to this edition across a range of subspecialties. Increased emphasis on practical investigation and management. Includes 2,600 illustrations, images and artworks, with over 900 brand new for this edition, including ultra wide-field imaging, fundus autofluorescence, and high-resolution OCT. Consult this title on your favourite e-reader.

Foundations of Low Vision

Clinical and Functional Perspectives

Author: Anne Lesley Corn,Jane N. Erin

Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind

ISBN: 089128883X

Category: Medical

Page: 965

View: 7005

Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives, the ground-breaking text that highlighted the importance of focusing on the functional as well as the clinical implications of low vision, has been completely updated and expanded in this second edition. The revised edition goes even further in its presentation of how best to assess and support both children and adults with low vision and plan programs and services that optimize their functional vision and ability to lead productive and satisfying lives, based on individuals' actual abilities. Part 1, Personal and Professional Perspectives, provides the foundations of this approach, with chapters focused on the anatomy of the eye, medical causes of visual impairment, optics and low vision devices, and clinical low vision services, as well as psychological and social implications of low vision and the history of the field. Part 2 focuses on children and youths, providing detailed treatment of functional vision assessment, instruction, use of low vision devices, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology. Part 3 presents rehabilitation and employment issues for working-age adults and special considerations for older adults.

Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology

Author: Paul Riordan-Eva,John Whitcher

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical

ISBN: 9780071443142

Category: Medical

Page: 461

View: 864

An updated edition of popular text provides an introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the eye and includes coverage of such leading-edge topics as the treatment of corneal disease by limbal reconstruction and amniotic membrane grafting.

Practical Ophthalmology

A Manual for Beginning Residents

Author: Fred M. Wilson,Preston H. Blomquist

Publisher: Amer Academy of Ophthalmology

ISBN: 9781560559870

Category: Medical

Page: 319

View: 3457

Covers basic clinical techniques and background that ophthalmology residents need to survive their first few months of residency. This manual contains practical instructions for more than 50 specific testing and examination techniques, from visual acuity examination to tonometry to scleral depression.

Practical Healthcare Epidemiology

Author: Ebbing Lautenbach,Preeti N. Malani,Keith F. Woeltje,Jennifer H. Han,Emily K. Shuman,Jonas Marschall

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108340474

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 6482

Practical Healthcare Epidemiology takes a hands-on approach to infection prevention for physicians, healthcare epidemiologists, infection preventionists, microbiologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Increased regulatory requirements and patient knowledge and involvement has elevated patient safety, healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic stewardship and quality-of-care to healthcare wide issues. This fully updated new edition brings together the expertise of leaders in healthcare epidemiology to provide best practice expert guidance on infection prevention for adult and pediatric patients in all types of healthcare facilities, from community hospitals and academic institutions, to long-term care and resource limited settings. Written in clear, straightforward terms to address prevention planning and immediate responses to specific situations, this is the go-to resource for any practitioners in medicine or public health involved in infection prevention, regardless of their current expertise in the field.

The Alibaba Way: Unleashing Grass-Roots Entrepreneurship to Build the World's Most Innovative Internet Company

Author: Ying Lowrey

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259585417

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 8251

How e-commerce giant Alibaba is giving grassroots entrepreneurs the power and drive to succeed in the e-commerce market—and you can, too... The world’s largest online trading platform, Alibaba has created an astounding model for enterprise and growth in the 21st century. The story behind Alibaba’s incredible success is not only fascinating, it’s truly inspiring—especially if you’re a small business owner or ambitious entrepreneur who wants to increase sales, satisfy customers, and drive innovation in the e-commerce world. THE ALIBABA WAY will show you: * How rural villagers with little experience—and even less resources—are lifting themselves out of poverty using Alibaba’s online trading site, Taobao.com * How small local businesses are growing into nationwide industries by adapting to the needs, preferences, and buying habits of Alibaba customers * How online sellers are finding exciting new ways to “routinize” innovation by using the Alibaba platform to identify trends, customize services, and boost production * How grassroots individuals can borrow money without a credit record or collateral; and make money by establishing a wealth management account Now available in America for the first time, the case studies and targeted essays in this eye-opening book reveal the greatest sales secrets of China’s amazing online successes—secrets that can be used to grow your own small business into a sustainable, global powerhouse. This is the most cost-effective way to make the most of your resources—and take the e-commerce world by storm. This is The Alibaba Way—growing by unleashing grassroots entrepreneurship. It’s the ultimate e-commerce success story—a powerful new growth model for small business start-ups and grassroots entrepreneurs. Part eBay, part Google, part PayPal, the Chinese company known as Alibaba was launched by its founder Jack Ma in 1999 in a small apartment with a staff of only eighteen people. It quickly became one of the fastest growing Internet companies in the world, with more than 10 million e-commerce participants and a digital ecosystem serving a hundred million consumers per day. In The Alibaba Way—the first full-length account of this e-commerce phenomenon—you’ll go behind the scenes and inside the sites that drive seemingly ordinary online sellers to extraordinary levels of success. Their stories will provide you with not just a road map to riches, but an invaluable lesson in entrepreneurship. You’ll learn how to: * Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and grow a grassroots empire * Make innovation a routine of your daily business operation * Use emerging technologies to expand your company across multiple markets * Tailor your online presence to meet changing customer’s needs and habits * Increase your productivity by making your venders more productive * Go global, get mobile, and turn your e-business start-up into a worldwide success Featuring brilliant insights and advice from global business experts, The Alibaba Way offers American entrepreneurs a rare opportunity to see the latest innovations—and borrow the greatest ideas—from a new generation of young Chinese entrepreneurs inspired by the Alibaba model. You’ll learn how to compete with the biggest and the best—even if you have the smallest of budgets—by leveraging the power of microfinance and e-commerce to help level the playing field. You’ll hear exhilarating stories from a small rural community transformed by the introduction of Internet access, discovering creative new ways to sell and trade and grow their businesses, the Alibaba way. Most importantly, you’ll find practical, proven strategies of online selling that have turned small businesses into major players—and Alibaba into the e-commerce giant it is today. There are so many ways to take your business online. But the best way to make it grow and succeed beyond your wildest dreams is The Alibaba Way. Dr. Ying Lowrey is an Economics Professor at the School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, and Deputy Director of Tsinghua Research Center for Chinese Entrepreneurs. Previously she was senior economist at the US Small Business Administration and professor of economics at several US universities. She believes in that the Internet makes small even more beautiful.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

Author: Harold A. Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780323394772

Category: Medical

Page: 894

View: 6557

Now in its tenth edition, the best-selling The Ophthalmic Assistant, by Drs. Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, and Melvin I. Freeman, is your go-to resource for practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management in the ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry or eye care settings. Thoroughly updated content and more than 1,000 full-color illustrations cover all the knowledge and skills you need for your day-to-day duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams. This comprehensive text provides essential learning and practical guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists, physician assistants, and all others involved in ocular care, helping each become a valuable asset to the eye care team. Full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. Quick-reference appendices provide hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Updated throughout with the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures, new equipment, the role of the assistant in the practice, and an expanded chapter on OCT imaging. A new bonus color image atlas tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Four brand-new chapters cover the latest industry advances regarding dry eye, vision function and impairment, uveitis, and surgical correction of presbyopia.

The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death

Author: Steven Luper

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107022878

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 6467

This volume discusses the philosophical issues connected with the nature and significance of life and death, and the ethics of killing. It will be of interest to all those taking courses on the philosophy of life and death, applied ethics covering abortion, euthanasia, and suicide, and ethics and metaphysics.

Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment

A Cognitive Approach

Author: Robert L. Mapou,Jack Spector

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475797095

Category: Medical

Page: 362

View: 2150

Practicing neuropsychologists and students in clinical neuropsychology must increas ingly cross disciplinary boundaries to understand and appreciate the neuroanatomical, neurophysiological, and neuropharmacological bases of cognition and behavior, cur rent cognitive theory in many different domains of functioning, and the nature and tools of clinical assessment. Although the cognitive functions and abilities of interest are often the same, each of these fields has grappled with them from sometimes very different perspectives. Terminology is often specific to a particular discipline or ap proach, methods are diverse, and the goals or outcomes of study or investigation are usually very different. This book poises itself to provide a largely missing link between traditional approaches to assessment and the growing area of cognitive neuropsy chology. Historically, neuropsychology had as its central core the consideration of evidence from clinical cases. It was the early work of neurologists such as Broca, Wernicke, Hughlings-Jackson, and Liepmann, who evaluated and described the behavioral cor relates of prescribed lesions in individual patients and focused investigation on the lateralization and localization of cognitive abilities in humans. An outgrowth of those approaches was the systematic development of experimental tasks that could be used to elucidate the nature of cognitive changes in individuals with well-described brain lesions.