Fully revised and updated throughout, the fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology now includes free access to the ophthalmic online media bank, a selection of high-quality clinical images and videos for a wide breadth of key ophthalmic diseases. Clear, concise, and practical, this handbook provides immediate access to the detailed clinical information you need, in casualty, clinic, theatre, and on the wards.The core of the book comprises a systematic synopsis of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment, and ongoing management. Assessment boxes for common clinical conditions and algorithms for important clinical presentations illustrate this practical approach. The information is easily accessible, presented in a clear format with areas of importance highlighted. Key sections for the trainee include: Clinical Skills, Aids to Diagnosis, Investigations and theirInterpretation, Perioperative Care, Theatre Notes and Therapeutics. The wider practise of eye-care is supported by expanded chapters on Refractive Ophthalmology, Vision in Context, Evidence Based Ophthalmology and Resources for Ophthalmologists.Now including newer treatments across a range of specialities such as SMILE, gene-therapy and retinal prostheses, as well as greater emphasis on the evidence underlying current clinical practice and guidelines, this handbook has never been more essential for all those working in eye-care. Whether you want to learn about patient-reported outcomes, identify a surgical instrument, interpret a statistical test, or diagnose and treat ophthalmic emergencies, you will find it here.Whatever your role in caring for patients with eye disease: ophthalmologist, optometrist, orthoptist, ophthalmic nurse, or other health profession - discover for yourself why this handbook has become the 'go-to' resource for tens of thousands of eye-care professionals around the world.
OUP Oxford; May 2018
- ISBN: 9780192526748
- Edition: 4
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology
Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks
- Author: Alastair K. O. Denniston (ed.); Philip I. Murray (ed.)
Imprint: OUP Oxford
In The Press
This particular book is now in its 3rd edition and now updated, it is an impressive production... There is a lot of depth of detail and coverage and despite its thickness (which I think is a positive attribute) it is still very portable and can easily be carried in a case or take up a small amount of space in a desk... Special mention should be made of the excellent web resources for ophthalmologists at the end, which is most useful.
About The Author
Alastair Denniston is Consultant Ophthalmologist/Honorary Professor specialising in Uveitis and Medical Retina based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, University of Birmingham and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham where he leads a programme of research focussed on improving the way we detect and measure inflammatory eyedisease with a view to earlier treatment and prevention of sight-loss.