Pediatric Practice Ophthalmology

Hardcover | January 7, 2011

byGregg Lueder

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Hands-on, full-color guidance for treating ophthalmic diseases in children

600 full-color clinical images and illustrations

"This is a hybrid between a textbook and a clinical guide that aims to bridge the knowledge gap between general pediatric practitioners and specialized pediatric ophthalmologists in the care of children with eye disease. It is organized in an easy-to-use fashion with numerous pictures and clinical algorithms to make it useful for everyday use. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Ophthalmology is filled with practical, clinically relevant guidance on the successful diagnosis and management of children with ophthalmic symptoms and diseases. The care of the patient forms the core of this book, which also provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that every pediatrician, pediatric resident, and nurse should be familiar with. Over 600 full-color clinical images and illustrations highlight the techniques, diseases, and disorders discussed throughout the book.

The book is logically divided into three parts: the first section describes the examination techniques, instruments, and ancillary tests used for evaluation of pediatric eye disorders. The second section on symptoms provides a straightforward how-to approach based on specific clinical presentations allowing pediatricians to quickly evaluate and accurately diagnose a patient in the office. The third section on diseases follows the style of traditional medical textbooks, offering greater detail on treatment of disease while maintaining the book’s easy-to-absorb presentation.

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Hands-on, full-color guidance for treating ophthalmic diseases in children600 full-color clinical images and illustrations"This is a hybrid between a textbook and a clinical guide that aims to bridge the knowledge gap between general pediatric practitioners and specialized pediatric ophthalmologists in the care of children with eye dis...

Gregg T. Lueder, MD Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and Professor of Pediatrics St. Louis Children's Hospital Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 11.2 × 8.7 × 0.63 inPublished:January 7, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071633804

ISBN - 13:9780071633802

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Table of Contents

Acknowlegements
Introduction
SECTION 1: EVALUATION OF THE EYE
1. The Eye Examination
2. Ancillary Tests in Pediatric Ophthalmology
SECTION 2: SYMPTOMS
3. The Infant Who Does Not Appear to See
4. Decreased Vision in Older Children
5. Red Eye
6. Irritated Eyes (But not Red)
7.Excess Tearing in Infants
8. Absent Tearing in Infants
9. Strabismus in Infants
10. Strabismus in an Older Child
11. Diplopia
12. Nystagmus
13. Bumps Around the Eye
14. Droopy Eyelids
15. Bulging Eyeball
16. Cloudy Cornea
17. Bumps on the Iris
18. Anisocoria
19. Abnormal Red Reflex
20. Retinal Hemorrhage
21. Abnormal Optic Nerve
22. Headache
23. Learning Disorders
SECTION 3: DISEASES
24. Disorders of the Lacrimal System
25. Disorders of the Eyelids
26. Disorders of the Orbit
27. Diseases of the Conjunctiva
28. Diseases of the Cornea
29. Disorders of the Iris and Pupil
30. Disorders of the Lens
31. Disorders of the Retina
32. Glaucoma
33. Disorders of the Optic Nerve
34. Strabismus, Amblyopia, and Nystagmus
Index