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Fast facts : ophthalmology

Author: Peter Simcock; Andre Burger
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxford : Health Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Fast facts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This fully updated new edition has been designed for ease and speed of use in clinical practice. It will empower you with the knowledge to triage your patients into three main groups: emergencies requiring immediate referral; non-emergencies requiring routine referral; or those with treatable conditions. Primarily intended for doctors, optometrists, ophthalmic nurses and other health professionals involved with eye  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simcock, Peter.
Fast facts.
(OCoLC)919299877
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Simcock; Andre Burger
ISBN: 9781908541727 1908541725
OCLC Number: 922640540
Notes: First edition authored by Anthony Pane and Peter Simcock (in that order).
Description: 1 online resource (110 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Basic eye assessment: history and examination --
Red eye --
Blurred vision --
Double vision --
Other important symptoms --
Gritty, itchy or watery eyes --
Abnormal eye appearance and/or eye examination --
Diabetes, hypertension and systemic medications --
Eyelid disease --
Children’s eye problems --
Eye trauma --
Useful resources.
Series Title: Fast facts.
Other Titles: Ophthalmology
Responsibility: Peter Simcock, MB, ChB, DO, FRCP, FRCS, FRCOphth (Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, West of England Eye Unit, Exeter, Devon, UK), Andre Burger, MB, ChB, DipEC, DipOphth, FRCOphth(SA), CESR(UK) (Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Mediclinic, Greys/Edendale Hospital Complex, Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa).

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