Optometry: Science, Techniques and Clinical Management E-Book

Author: Mark Rosenfield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702051890

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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An introduction to the theory and practice of optometry in one succinct volume. From the fundamental science of vision to clinical techniques and the management of common ocular conditions, this book encompasses the essence of contemporary optometric practice. Now in full colour and featuring over 400 new illustrations, this popular text which will appeal to both students and practitioners wishing to keep up to date has been revised significantly. The new edition incorporates recent advances in technology and a complete overview of clinical procedures to improve and update everyday patient care. Contributions from well-known international experts deliver a broad perspective and understanding of current optometric practice. A useful aid for students and the newly qualified practitioner, while providing a rapid reference guide for the more experienced clinician. Comprehensive and logical coverage detailing the full spectrum of optometric practice in one volume. Succinctly covers the basics of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, investigative techniques and clinical management of common eye conditions to provide key topics likely to be met in clinical practice. Discusses the full range of refractive correction, from spectacles and contact lenses to surgical treatment. Includes chapters on the management of special populations, including paediatric, elderly, low vision and special needs patients. Heavily illustrated throughout with key diagrams and images to support the text. Complete restructuring of contents into three sections: basic sciences, clinical techniques and patient management. Full colour throughout with over 400 illustrations. Many new chapters reflecting the changes in optometric practice and technology over the last 20 years, including new imaging and diagnostic procedures and methods of ocular treatment and refractive correction. Now includes internationally renowned authors from around the world. Details a full range of refractive and management approaches for patient care.
Optometry

Author: Mark Rosenfield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780750687782

Category: Medical

Page: 555

View: 815

From the fundamental science of vision to clinical techniques and the management of common ocular conditions, this book encompasses the essence of contemporary optometric practice. Now in full colour and featuring over 400 new illustrations, it has been revised significantly.
Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care E-Book

Author: David B. Elliott

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702052842

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 296

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care helps you master all of the knowledge you need to support today's growing optometric patient population. Ideal for students and practitioners alike, this well-organized, accessibly written optometry reference takes a simple, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary eye care procedures you'll encounter. Effectively diagnose and manage your patients with succinct descriptions of today's most frequently encountered optometric techniques, supported by research evidence. Visualize procedures and eye disorders as clearly as possible through full-color photographs, eye diagrams, and color plates. Offer your patients state-of-the-art eye care with the latest information on the use of technology in clinical practice, as well as guidance on evidence-based practice and presbyopic contact lens fitting. Understand how to treat today's aging optometric patient population through a brand-new section on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), in addition to numerous suggestions on how to adapt some tests for older patients. Access the fully searchable contents, multi-screen video clips, and interactive testing sections with photographs online at www.expertconsult.com!
Evidence-Based Physical Examination

Author: Kate Sustersic Gawlik, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826164544

Category: Medical

Page: 700

View: 375

The first book to teach physical assessment techniques based on evidence and clinical relevance. Grounded in an empirical approach to history-taking and physical assessment techniques, this text for healthcare clinicians and students focuses on patient well-being and health promotion. It is based on an analysis of current evidence, up-to-date guidelines, and best-practice recommendations. It underscores the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind physical assessment techniques. Evidence-Based Physical Examination offers the unique perspective of teaching both a holistic and a scientific approach to assessment. Chapters are consistently structured for ease of use and include anatomy and physiology, key history questions and considerations, physical examination, laboratory considerations, imaging considerations, evidence-based practice recommendations, and differential diagnoses related to normal and abnormal findings. Case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways aid retention, while abundant illustrations, photographic images, and videos demonstrate history-taking and assessment techniques. Instructor resources include PowerPoint slides, a test bank with multiple-choice questions and essay questions, and an image bank. This is the physical assessment text of the future. Key Features: Delivers the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind history-taking and assessment techniques Eschews “traditional” techniques that do not demonstrate evidence-based reliability Focuses on the most current clinical guidelines and recommendations from resources such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Focuses on the use of modern technology for assessment Aids retention through case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways Demonstrates techniques with abundant illustrations, photographic images, and videos Includes robust instructor resources: PowerPoint slides, a test bank with multiple-choice questions and essay questions, and an image bank Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers
Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care E-Book

Author: David B. Elliott

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702077906

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 826

Well organized and easy to read, Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 5th Edition, takes an accessible, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary care procedures that facilitate accurate diagnosis and effective patient management. This practical, clinically-focused text offers succinct descriptions of today's most frequently encountered optometric techniques supported by research-based evidence. You’ll find essential instructions for mastering the procedures you need to know, including recent technical advances in the field. Discusses technical advances that are dramatically altering optometry: Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and ultra-wide field imaging (optomaps). Presents outstanding new digital images of OCT cases and optomaps for a wide variety of conditions of the central and peripheral retina. Focuses on evidence-based optometry; all procedures include a section that reviews when and how the procedure should be measured and uses clinical wisdom in addition to research-based evidence. Presents new digital images of normal variations of the eye – crucial visual support for understanding what is normal and what is disease. Helps you clearly visualize procedures and eye disorders through full-color photographs, diagrams, and video clips. Provides fully revised print on dry eye assessment based on the latest international Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS) guidelines. Features coverage of changes in the eye due to high myopia, and expounds the need for myopia control techniques. Offers extensive material online to enhance learning: video clips, interactive testing sections, additional photographs, and more.
Advances in Ophthalmology and Optometry, E-Book 2021

Author: Myron Yanoff

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323813785

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 207

Advances in Ophthalmology and Optometry reviews the most current practices in both ophthalmology and optometry. A distinguished editorial board, headed by Dr. Myron Yanoff, identifies key areas of major progress and controversy and invites expert ophthalmologists and optometrists to contribute original articles devoted to these topics. Broken into sections, this sixth volume in the series covers topics within each of the following categories: Optometry, Cataracts, Pediatrics, Ophthalmic Pathology & Ocular Oncology, Vitreoretinal Disease, Glaucoma, Neuro-ophthalmology, Oculoplastics, and Uveitis.
Contact Lens Practice E-Book

Author: Nathan Efron

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702047633

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 772

Thoroughly revised and updated, this popular book provides a comprehensive yet easy to read guide to modern contact lens practice. Beautifully re-designed in a clean, contemporary layout, this second edition presents relevant and up-to-date information in a systematic manner, with a logical flow of subject matter from front to back. This book wonderfully captures the ‘middle ground’ in the contact lens field ... somewhere between a dense research-based tome and a basic fitting guide. As such, it is ideally suited for both students and general eye care practitioners who require a practical, accessible and uncluttered account of the contact lens field. Outlines a rational clinical approach to modern contact lens fitting - practical advice for the clinic and the classroom Logical structure and systematic layout, with relevant chapters grouped into coherent sections for easy reference Up-to-date for accurate information Chapters are contextualised through cross-referencing - helping to reflect the relative importance of different topics Provides an 'historical time line' of contact lens development and explains the current global situation Explains how contact lenses are fabricated, designed, manufactured and measured Reviews the scientific principles that underpin the clinical application of contact lenses New chapter on daily disposable contact lenses. Contributing authors comprising optometrists, ophthalmologists, dispensing opticians, industry experts, researchers and clinicians – all of whom are true international leaders in their sub-specialty areas. Many new line diagrams and clinical photographs to illustrate, inform and explain the concepts outlined in the text. Special consideration is given to the most popular lens replacement systems – daily, two-weekly and monthly. Extensive appendices to assist chair-side decision making in everyday practice. Efron Grading Scales for Contact Lens Complications. Evidence-based approach with numerous up-to-date references at the end of each chapter.
Glaucoma E-Book

Author: Tarek M. Shaarawy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702055416

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

View: 570

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.
Medical Office Administration - E-Book

Author: Brenda A. Potter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323509152

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 431

Using a clear, hands-on approach to learning front office skills, Medical Office Administration, 4th Edition prepares you for a successful career as an administrative medical office assistant. Performing procedures with SimChart® for the Medical Office (SCMO), you’ll practice day-to-day tasks as if you were in an actual office setting. This new edition adds updated content to support use of the electronic health record, new Affordable Care Act information, insurance/billing/coding content, and SCMO activities woven throughout the text. Covering administrative tasks from appointment scheduling to medical billing, this work text helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need to think critically and respond confidently to the challenges you’ll encounter on the job. Access to SimChart for the Medical Office sold separately. A conversational writing style makes it easier for you to read and understand the material. Stopping points provide you with thought-provoking questions or activities to break up the narrative in manageable segments. HIPAA Hints ensure that you comply with HIPAA mandates. Real-world examples apply important concepts to the medical office setting. Interactive electronic procedure checklists spell out the individual steps required to complete a full range of administrative procedures, and are based on CAAHEP competencies. NEW! SimChart® for the Medical Office (SCMO) throughout text allows you to practice common administrative tasks with real-world office management software. NEW! Coverage of the Affordable Care Act and ICD-10 prepares you for what you’ll encounter on the job. NEW! Medical Assisting mapping tables tie into CAAHEP and ABHES competencies. NEW! High-quality illustrations and updated screenshots helps reinforce content.
Pickwell's Binocular Vision Anomalies E-Book

Author: Bruce J. W. Evans

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323733182

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 398

Now in a fully up-to-date 6th Edition, Pickwell's Binocular Vision Anomalies provides a practical introduction to binocular vision, offering comprehensive theory, how-to clinical guidance, and a summary of current research in a single, consolidated volume. Ideally suited for both students and clinicians, this bestselling text serves as an accessible, evidence-based reference when faced with binocular vision or pediatric challenges. Covers routine examinations and testing protocols, including CISS questionnaire, cover test, foveal suppression, fixation disparity, four prism diopter base out test, Lindblom’s method, and double Maddox rod test. Includes numerous video clips of key testing procedures, including new clips on Mallett fixation disparity test and fusional reserve testing, as well as an interactive video quiz to help you test your knowledge. Features sweeping content updates such as the latest information on 3-D displays, therapeutic uses of computer games and virtual reality for vision therapy, computerized testing methodologies, binocular and accommodative mechanisms associated with myopia, updated prescribing criteria, therapeutic use of contact lenses, detection of pathology associated with strabismus, drugs causing diplopia, and the evidence-based treatment of convergence insufficiency syndrome and amblyopia. Contains helpful study features throughout, including Clinical Key Points boxes, step-by-step test routines, typical features of extraocular muscle palsies and syndromes, and Case Study boxes that cover important clinical and legal scenarios, and new boxes that summarize testing procedures for each of the main binocular vision tests.
The Pediatric Eye Exam Quick Reference Guide: Office and Emergency Room Procedures

Author: Zhu-Tam, Lily

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799880455

Category: Medical

Page: 409

View: 477

There is a need for comprehensive books that provide crucial information in a clear and direct manner, particularly in the medical field. Currently, there are limited resources available to students and clinicians that provide step-by-step procedures with pictures on how to examine the eye in the pediatric population. The Pediatric Eye Exam Quick Reference Guide: Office and Emergency Room Procedures is a clinical procedure book to provide step-by-step pediatric eye care examination techniques and is an important addition to the field of eye care. The chapters are written by leading pediatric optometrists and ophthalmologists in the field. Years of academic and clinical experiences from schools of optometry, hospital-based eye care, and private practice are all presented in a user-friendly format with clinical pearls and insights that will help any clinician perform a pediatric eye exam easily and efficiently. Covering a range of critical topics such as pupil examination, visual field testing, refraction, and ocular emergencies and providing pictures, it is ideal for all students, residents, academicians, trainers, and novel and seasoned clinicians who are interested in learning how to examine a pediatric patient and staying on top of the latest pediatric eye care procedures.
Clinical Management of Strabismus

Author: Elizabeth E. Caloroso

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: UOM:39015025296123

Category: Medical

Page: 367

View: 262

Three highly-regarded strabismus experts provide a unique combination of theory and practice in this step-by-step approach to strabismus management. Clinically-oriented, this text offers problem-solving techniques, numerous case studies, and treatment flow charts to aid the reader in patient management. * - Textbook on strabismus for students in optometry schools * - Authored by three highly-regarded strabismus experts * - A unique text combining theory with clinical focus.