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Cataracts

Author: Jane Smith; Teifi E James
Publisher: London : Headway, 1996.
Series: Your operation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A patient's guide to surgical procedures and hospitalization for cataracts, the commonest eye operation in the UK today. The book deals with all aspects of the development and treatment of cataracts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Smith; Teifi E James
ISBN: 0340658673 9780340658673
OCLC Number: 35209017
Description: xi, 129 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: what is a cataract?; the eye; types of cataract; risk factors; symptoms and signs; assisting poor vision; drug treatment. Part 2 Tests and decisions: eye tests; eye specialists; visiting an optician or doctor; visiting an ophthalmologist; indications for surgery; deciding to operate; waiting lists; pre-operative assessment. Part 3 Going into hospital: pre-operative assessment; day-case surgery; what to take into hospital; hospital staff; before the operation; leaving the ward for your operation. Part 4 Anaesthesia: the pre-anaesthetic visit; local anaesthesia; general anaesthesia; the day of the operation; after your operation. Part 5 The operation: extracapsular cataract extraction; phacoemulsification; less common cataract operations. Part 6 After your operation: in hospital at home; post-operative advice; follow-up appointments. Part 7 Possible complications: anaesthetic complications; intra-operative complications; post-operative complications. Part 8 Private care: private health insurance; fixed price care; arranging the operation; admission and discharge; summary. Appendix: questions and answers; case histories; medical terms; how to complain.
Series Title: Your operation.
Responsibility: Jane Smith, Teifi James ; illustrations by Alexander James.

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