Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care Expert Consult: Online and Print

ISBN-10: 0702051942

ISBN-13: 9780702051944

Edition: 4th 2013

Authors: David B. Elliott

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The third edition has been completely revised and updated and is linked with an accompanying website containing large numbers of video-clips and photographs to help explain how tests should be used and to describe the variations in appearance of the normal eye. Simply register at http// as a student for your free access. In addition, the book includes an invaluable colour plate section, many additional two-colour line diagrams and a new chapter on systemic health screening and general medical testing.Exceptionally clear, down-to-earth and practicalWritten by internationally renowned lecturers and clinical researchersCovers all the principal procedures used in a primary eye care settingStep-by-step instructions given for each stage in every procedureEach procedure is clearly and concisely explained and supported by research evidenceA large number of supporting photographs, diagrams and video clipsNew accompanying website containing large numbers of video-clips and photographs to help explain how tests should be used and to describe the variations in appearance of the normal eyeColour design is a further aid to clarity and accessibilityMany new colour diagramsNew colour plate sectionAll chapters thoroughly revised and updated to include latest techniquesCompletely new chapter added on systemic health screening
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List price: $55.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 9/17/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Evidence-based eye examinations
Evidence-based optometry
"Screen everybody, so I don't miss any glaucoma": is this reasonable?
Primary eye care examination formats
Communication Skills
Turning anxious patients into satisfied ones
Record cards and recording
The case history
Discussion of diagnoses and management plan
Recording diagnoses and management plans
Patient information provision
Referral letter or report
Assessment of Visual Function
Differential diagnosis information from other assessments
Distance visual acuity
Near visual acuity (and near vision adequacy)
Central visual field screening
Central visual field analysis
Peripheral suprathreshold visual field screening
Central 10 degree visual field analysis
Visual field assessment for drivers
Gross visual field screening
Congenital colour vision
Acquired colour vision
Contrast sensitivity
Disability glare
Potential vision assessment
Assessment of macular function
Refraction and Prescribing
Differential diagnosis information from other assessments
Interpupillary distance (PD)
Phoropter or trial frame?
Objective refraction
Monocular Subjective Refraction
Best vision sphere (Maximum plus to maximum VA; MPMVA)
Best Vision Sphere (The plus/minus technique)
Duochrome (or Bichrome) Test
Assessment of astigmatism
Binocular balancing
Binocular subjective refraction
Cycloplegic refraction
The reading addition
Contact Lens Assessment
Contact Lens fitting
Pre-fitting case history
Corneal diameter, pupil and lid aperture measurement
Corneal topography
Preliminary slit lamp biomicroscopy and tear film assessment
Soft contact lens fitting
Spherical soft lens trial lens selection
Spherical soft lens fit assessment
Toric soft lens fitting
Presbyopic soft lens fitting
Fitting RGP contact lenses
Patient instruction for contact lens care
Contact lens aftercare
Assessment of binocular vision and accommodation
Relevant information from Case History & Assessments of Other Systems
The cover test
Other Tests for the Detection & Measurement of Heterotropia
Other tests for the Detection & Measurement of Heterophoria
Fixation disparity
Convergence ability: Near Point of Convergence (NPC) and Jump Convergence
Fusional reserves
Vergence Facility: prism flippers
Amplitude of accommodation
Accommodative Facility
Accommodation Accuracy
Accommodative convergence/ accommodation (AC/A) ratio
Suppression tests
Motility Test and Other Tests for Diagnosing/Measuring Incomitancy
Identifying the Defective Muscle: Parks 3-Step Test
Assessment of Eye Movements
Consider Test Results in Combination
Ocular Health Assessment
Differential diagnosis information from other assessments
Examination of the anterior segment and ocular adnexa
Tear film & ocular surface assessment
Assessment of the lacrimal drainage system
Anterior chamber angle depth estimation
Instillation of diagnostic drugs
Pupil light reflexes
Fundus Examination, particularly the posterior pole
Optical Coherence Tomography
Fundus examination, particularly the peripheral retina
Variations in Appearance of the Normal Eye
Anterior eye variations
Anterior eye changes in older patients
Lens and vitreous variations
Lens and vitreous changes in older patients
Optic nerve head variations
Fundus variations
Fundus changes in older patients
Peripheral fundus variations
Peripheral fundus changes in older patients
Myopic eyes
Physical Examination Procedures
Differential diagnosis information from other assessments
Lymphadenopathy in the head-neck region
Blood pressure measurement
Carotid artery assessment
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