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Essential reference for non-ophthalmic medical professionsals who treat eye problems

Physician's Guide to Eye Care, 4th Edition

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Physician's Guide to Eye Care, 4th Edition

Product Number: 0240408

Media Type: Print

Availability: In stock

This popular guide for non-ophthalmic medical professionals has been thoroughly revised, with a slimmer new design that fits into a lab coat pocket. The text describes how to diagnose and treat common eye problems, and how to identify serious ophthalmic conditions that require further treatment and referral. Click the image below "View Samples" to see the full Table of Contents.

The conditions covered note whether referral is recommended, according to a scale of emergent (within 24 hours), urgent (within 48 hours) and non-urgent (within 30 days). Nearly 150 figures and illustrations make this an ideal resource for the internist, pediatrician, family physician or emergency room physician.

Topics discussed include:

  • Screening exams
  • Asymptomatic patients
  • Common ophthalmic symptoms and signs
  • Red eye
  • Ophthalmic trauma
  • Principal ophthalmic conditions
  • Ophthalmic medications
  • Systemic medications
  • Systemic diseases with important ophthalmic manifestations

4th ed., 2012, 314 pages

Executive editor: Jonathan D. Trobe, MD

ISBN: 978-1-61525-281-7

Developed in cooperation with:
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Emergency Physicians