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Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology with CDROMby Roger A. Hitchings
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The Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology combines the highest-quality colour photographs, clinical descriptions and explanatory line drawings to provide an outstanding and accessible visual reference of ocular disease and its clinical signs.
The book systematically covers examination, investigation and diagnosis of all the common and many of the rarer ophthalmic disorders. Illustrations of the embryology, histology, pathology and systemic diseases are included as appropriate to elucidate the clinical information. The new edition has been exhaustively updated throughout, with over 1000 new illustrations, many chapters written by new contributors and new, up-to-the-minute information on refractive surgery and LASIK.
Over 1800 stunning, top-quality clinical photographs. Quite simply, a fantastic collection of ophthalmic photographs and a fabulous visual teaching aid.
Interpretative line diagrams accompany all relevant photographs explaining clearly to the reader exactly what is happening in each picture.
Pictures augmented with concise, to-the-point text providing a brief, easily-read description to accompany pictures.
More than one picture frequently used to illustrate a condition makes it easier to arrive at an accurate diagnosis.
Organized in a very logical format making it extremely easy to use and to refer to.
Edited by highly regarded, well-respected names.
Comprehensive - covers all the common and may of the rare conditions. No need to buy individual atlases covering glaucoma, refractive surgery, pathology and so on.
Clinical pictures enhanced with key relevant histology, pathology and systemic pictures. Helpful to the trainee, these additional pictures clarify and enable an accurate diagnosis.
Over 1000 completely new illustrations
Over 400 more illustrations than the previous edition
25% of the book completely new
All chapters exhaustively updated and many completely overhauled
Refractive surgery section completely rewritten
Many 2E contributors replaced with new, cutting-edge names
Book News Annotation:
Now in its third edition (it was first published in 1984 and revised in 1994), this big "picture" book (10x12") presents 3,400-plus photos and line drawings; 1,800 are in color, and 1,000 are new. Each ophthalmic syndrome is discussed in terms of examination, investigation, and diagnosis, as well as relevant embryology, histology, and pathology; ocular manifestations of systemic disease are also covered. All images are contained on the included CD-ROM for use in electronic presentations. Organization is by chapter and by ophthalmic subspecialty, making information conveniently accessible. The five editors and 20 contributors are based in the UK.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
"A definite visual feast, this book is a prize for any bookshelf." (American Journal of Ophthalmology, review of the last edition) The 3rd Edition of this critically acclaimed source offers unparalleled visual guidance on state-of-the-art ocular diagnostic imaging, pathology, and surgery. More than 3,400 outstanding photographs and line drawings (over 1,800 in full color) richly capture a full range of common and uncommon eye disorders and the methods used to treat them. And, a bonus CD enables users to incorporate all of the book's images into electronic presentations.
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