Ocular Traumatology by Ferenc KuhnOcular Traumatology by Ferenc Kuhn

Ocular Traumatology

byFerenc Kuhn

Paperback | October 14, 2010

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From the lid to the optic nerve of both mechanical and nonmechanical trauma, this unique book, edited by a world-recognized authority in the field, covers all aspects of ophthalmic trauma. Coverage 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. The user-friendly format, including many tables, flowcharts and illustrations, allows readers to quickly find the information they need. In addition, all chapters are written using standardized ocular traumatology terminology.
Title:Ocular TraumatologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pagesPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:364207037X

ISBN - 13:9783642070372

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Table of Contents

From the Contents: Section 1: General Considerations: Terminology of Mechanical Injuries: The Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology. - 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. - General Eye Injury Epidemiology, Prevention and Rehabilitation. - Management Strategy. - Medicolegal Considerations. - Evaluation. - Emergency Intervention. - Section 2: Mechanical Eye Injuries and their Consequences: Contusions. - Ruptures. - Perforating Injuries. - Conjunctiva. - Cornea. - Sclera. - Tissue prolapse. - Anterior Chamber. - Iris. - Lens. - Ciliary body and Choroid. - Vitreous. - Retina. - Intraocular Foreign Bodies. - Injury to the Entire Globe. - Pediatric Trauma. - Endophthalmitis. - Posttraumatic Glaucoma and Hypotension. - Endoscopy . - Section 3: Nonmechanical Injuries of the Eye: Chemical Injuries. - Electromagnetic and Thermal Injuries. - The Effects of Systemic Trauma on the Eye..