Ocular Traumatology by Ferenc KuhnOcular Traumatology by Ferenc Kuhn

Ocular Traumatology

byFerenc Kuhn

Paperback | October 14, 2010

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All aspects of ophthalmic trauma from the lid to the optic nerve of both mechanical and nonmechanical trauma are covered in this unique book. The focus is on practical issues and incorporates cutting-edge approaches, such as temporary keratosprosthesis, artificial iris diaphragm, and prophylactic retinectomy.

This book explains and answers not simply the "when", the "what", and the "how", but also the "why" questions. The information is based on epidemiologic and clinical data from evaluation to management.

All chapters are written using the standardized ocular traumatology terminology. The user-friendly format, including many tables, flowcharts and illustrations, allows the reader to quickly find the information they are looking for.

Written by a well-known expert in the field, this concise pocketbook provides clinically useful information that will be of great help to the attending ophthalmologists and emergency room physicians in the decision-making process. The book has practical recommendations for all who see patients with eye injuries.

Title:Ocular TraumatologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:540 pagesPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:364207037X

ISBN - 13:9783642070372

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Table of Contents

Section I.- Terminology of Mechanical Injuries: the Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology (BETT).- Classification of Mechanical Eye Injuries.- Predicting the Severity of an Eye Injury: the Ocular Trauma Score (OTS).- Counseling the Injured Individual and the Family.- From the Other Side: the Patient's Viewpoint.- Myths and Truths in Ocular Traumatology.- Clinical Epidemiology, Prevention, and Rehabilitation.- Strategic Thinking in Ocular Traumatology.- Evaluation.- Emergency Management.- Section II.- Conjunctiva.- Cornea.- Sclera and Limbus.- Tissue Prolapse.- Anterior Chamber.- Iris and Pupil.- Lens.- Ciliary Body and Choroid.- Vitreous and Retina.- Trauma By Blunt Object: Contusions.- Open Globe Injury: a Brief Overview.- Trauma By Blunt Object: Ruptures.- Penetrating Injuries and IOFBs.- Perforating Injuries.- Injury Involving the Entire Globe.- Ocular Trauma in Children and in Elderly Patients.- Endophthalmitis.- Posttraumatic Glaucoma.- Hypotony.- Endoscopy.- Section III.- Chemical Injuries.- Electromagnetic Trauma.- The Effects of Systemic Trauma on the Eye.- Erratum.- Anterior Chamber.