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Author Wormald, Richard
Title Evidence-Based Ophthalmology
Imprint London : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2003
©2004
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (432 pages)
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Series Evidence-Based Medicine Ser
Evidence-Based Medicine Ser
Note Evidence-based Ophthalmology -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Evidence-based Ophthalmology CD Rom -- Glossary -- Section I: The basics -- 1 Finding the evidence -- 2 Synthesising the evidence -- 3 Evidence in practice -- Section II: Primary care -- 4 Allergic conjunctivitis -- 5 Acute bacterial conjunctivitis -- 6 Viral conjunctivitis -- 7 Screening older people for impaired vision -- Section III: Paediatrics and ocular motility -- 8 Congenital and infantile cataract -- 9 Congenital glaucoma -- 10 Retinopathy of prematurity -- 11 Ophthalmia neonatorum -- 12 Unilateral amblyopia -- 13 Infantile esotropia -- 14 Accommodative esotropia -- 15 Childhood exotropia -- 16 Prevention of myopia progression -- Section IV: Adnexal -- 17 Entropion and ectropion -- 18 Thyroid eye disease -- 19 Lacrimal obstruction -- Section V: Cornea and external disease -- 20 Trachoma -- 21 Corneal abrasion and recurrent erosion -- 22 Herpes simplex keratitis -- 23 Suppurative keratitis -- Section VI: Uveitis -- 24 Ocular toxoplasmosis -- 25 Onchocerciasis -- 26 Idiopathic (autoimmune) sight-threatening uveitis -- 27 Cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS -- 28 Anterior uveitis -- Section VII: Glaucoma -- 29 Primary open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension -- 30 Acute and chronic angle closure glaucoma -- 31 Modification of wound healing in glaucoma drainage surgery -- Section VIII: Cataract -- 32 Cataract surgical techniques -- 33 Intraocular lens implant biocompatibility -- 34 Multifocal and monofocal intraocular lenses -- 35 Perioperative management of cataract surgery -- Section IX: Retinal diseases -- 36 Age-related macular degeneration -- 37 Treatment of lattice degeneration and asymptomatic retinal breaks to prevent rhegmatogenous retinal detachment -- 38 Surgery for proliferative vitreoretinopathy -- 39 Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
40 Surgical management of full-thickness macular hole -- 41 Retinal vein occlusion -- Section X: Diabetic retinopathy -- 42 Medical interventions for diabetic retinopathy -- 43 Photocoagulation for sight threatening diabetic retinopathy -- 44 Vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy -- Section XI: Neuro-ophthalmology -- 45 Optic neuritis -- 46 Arteritic and non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy -- 47 Idiopathic intracranial hypertension -- 48 Toxic and nutritional optic neuropathies -- 49 Traumatic optic neuropathy -- Section XII: Ophthalmic oncology -- 50 Ocular adnexal and orbital tumours -- 51 Uveal melanoma -- 52 Retinoblastoma -- Section XIII: Rehabilitation -- 53 Vision rehabilitation -- Index
Evidence-Based Ophthalmology offers a unique approach to managing eye disease. From systematic reviewing of evidence, this book provides an overview of techniques for optimum management in key areas, including glaucoma, cataract and retinal disease - an invaluable reference source for practitioners worldwide representing an important contribution to the literature. Key Features International authorship by leading Cochrane participants An unbiased method for summarising and disseminating the evidence Identifies gaps in evidence, and therefore research opportunities Free-access update website giving the latest trial data and recommendations for implementation in practice Includes a free fully searchable CD-ROM
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wormald, Richard Evidence-Based Ophthalmology London : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2003 9780727914439
Subject Evidence-based medicine.;Ophthalmology
Electronic books
Alt Author Henshaw, Katherine
Smeeth, Liam
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