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Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition

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0283005U

Media Type: eBook, Print

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Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition

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Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery is an essential textbook for any ophthalmology resident or trainee and will help them build a solid core foundation of ophthalmic surgical knowledge. The new edition has been expanded to include discussion of requirements for medical training as specified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and four new clinical chapters. Chapter highlights include key points, suggested reading, self-assessment questions, and more than 200 photographs and illustrations, plus four new videos. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos.

This book lays the foundation for the 80+ surgical procedures covered in the companion volume, Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Second Edition.

Contents:

Evaluation and Preparation
• Patient Selection
• Preparation of the Patient
• Preparation of the Surgeon
• Informed Consent – New chapter!
• Simulation in Surgical Training – New chapter!

Surgical Logistics
• The Importance of Ergonomics for Ophthalmologists
• The Operating Microscope and Surgical Loupes
• Surgical Instruments and Blades
• Suture Materials and Needles
• Lasers
• ACGME Requirements for Surgical Training – New chapter!

Intraoperative Considerations
• Aseptic and Sterile Techniques in the Operating Room
• Ophthalmic Anesthesia
• Hemostasis
• Suturing and Knot Tying
• Intraocular Fluids
• Patient Safety Issues

Postoperative Considerations
• Postoperative Management
• The Healing Process
• Dressings
• Ocular Pathology – New chapter!
• Complications and Their Consequences – New chapter!

For a more detailed version of the contents click here.

3rd ed., 2015
Executive Editor:  Ayman Naseri, MD

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You may want to consider delaying purchase until the new edition is available, June 2019.

eBook ISBN: 978-1-61525-620-4

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