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Management of ocular injuries and emergencies

Author: Mathew W MacCumber
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott-Raven, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mathew W MacCumber
ISBN: 0397514964 9780397514960
OCLC Number: 37247386
Description: xxi, 486 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Emergent clinical scenarios: differential diagnosis and recommended guidelines for timing of specialized evaluation--
2. The epidemiology of ocular trauma: a preventable ocular emergency--
3. Ocular evaluation--
4. Special issues in pediatric ocular trauma--
5. Radiographic and echographic imaging studies--
6. Timing guidelines for emergent surgery--
7. Preoperative preparation and anesthesia--
8. Injuries of the lid and lacrimal system--
9. Orbital trauma--
10. Infections of the lacrimal system, eyelids, and orbit--
11. Ocular and periocular inflammatory syndromes--
12. Ocular burns--
13. Noninfectious disorders of the conjunctiva and cornea--
14. Infectious conjunctivitis and keratitis--
15. Corneoscleral lacerations and ruptures--
16. Injuries of the anterior segment--
17. Glaucomatous emergencies--
18. Management of the injured lens: anterior segment reconstruction--
19. Endophthalmitis--
20. Acute management of posterior segment injuries and emergencies--
21. Management of intraocular foreign bodies--
22. Traumatic maculopathies--
23. Sudden nontraumatic visual loss and visual disturbances--
24. Disorders of the optic nerve and afferent visual system--
25. Traumatic and other acute disorders of eye movements and pupils--
26. Neurovascular disorders: carotid cavernous sinus fistula, cavernous sinus thrombosis and aneurysm--
27. Selected intraoperative and postoperative emergencies--
28. Sympathetic ophthalmia and enucleation--
29. Nonorganic visual loss and medical/legal considerations--
Appendix A: Pediatric dosing of commonly used medications--
Appendix B: Preparation of antibiotics--
Appendix C: Evaluation of visual disability.
Other Titles: Ocular injuries and emergencies
Responsibility: edited by Mathew W. MacCumber ; illustrations by Brent A. Bauer.
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