Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology
522 Pages, 152.00 x 228.00 x 0.00 mm
522 pages, 152.00 x 228.00 x 0.00 mm
- Trade Paperback
- ISBN: 9781496363008
- June 2018
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The updated Uveitis volume includes:
- Authoritative information on all the major aspects of ocular inflammatory disease, including both ocular and systemic manifestations of each disorder, ideal for busy practicing ophthalmologists, ocular immunologists, residents, and rheumatologists.
- More examples and variations of disease, clinical illustrations using new imaging modalities, and expanded treatment options.
- Newly characterized conditions, such as uveitis due to Ebola virus and Zika virus.
- More than 450 new and updated high-quality illustrations that detail the clinical features of each disorder, illustrate pathogenesis, and assist in visual diagnosis.
- An easy-to-use format that covers Epidemiology and Etiology, History, Physical Examination, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory and Special Examinations, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Management.
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This book in the Wills Eye Hospital Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology covers ocular inflammation and uveitis. It provides a wonderful opportunity for students and general ophthalmologists to quickly update themselves regarding any uveitis etiology from the standpoint of clinical diagnosis and management.
The aim is to provide an up-to-date, illustrated book that can serve as a reliable and quick reference on all the uveitis entities while providing the basis of ocular inflammation for clinicians, residents, and fellows. The book achieves this aim with its concise text and abundant photos. This is certainly a worthy objective, considering the paucity of time in a busy clinical practice as well as a tight residency or fellowship program. Presenting the material in online format adds value, increasing its accessibility and enhancing its visibility while multiplying the target audience. The online version provides easy-to-access information in an interactive format and opens the gates to the larger body of knowledge that this synopsis summarizes.
The audience is clinical practitioners in ophthalmology, residents, and fellows, and targets uveitis specialists. However, this book will be equally useful for other physicians wishing to brush up their knowledge about the various diseases that have uveitis manifestations. The book is so concise, illustrative, and informative that physicians without ophthalmology training can find it useful.
The authors have decades of experience and are from around the world, which lends the book a global perspective.
The book comprehensively covers every aspect of uveitis, ranging from the basic aspects of ocular immunology required to develop an understanding of the disease process to all the latest information on drug-induced uveitis. The topics are divided based on the anatomical location of uveitis, such as surface, anterior, or posterior, followed by discussions about various etiologies responsible for causing those morphological subtypes. There is very large section on infectious, AIDS-related, and drug-induced uveitis, which makes sense in light of research that has identified uveitis entities that were considered idiopathic in the past as having a specific etiology. The book is extremely engaging because it is precise, brief, and illustrated with high-quality pictures. The format, bulleted two-column text with abundant illustrations, is the strongest aspect of the book.
This book and website are excellent. It is easy to write an elaborate textbook on this topic since there is so much information out there, but it is extremely difficult to write a concise synopsis intended for hurried readers that simultaneously keeps them engaged and provides lasting information. This book does just that.
Weighted Numerical Score: 86 - 3 Stars
Publication Month: June, 2018
Product Format: Paperback
Height x Width: 228.000 x 152.000 mm
Weight: 0.703 kg
Number of pages: 522 pages
Bisacs: MEDICAL / Ophthalmology