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The Neuro-ophthalmology Survival Guide

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A practical, symptom-orientated handbook of neuro-ophthalmology for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists.

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Key Features

    • Practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.
    • Simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against pracising ophthalmologists and exam failure for trainees and residents.
    • Aids diagnosis in a field in which mistakes may lead to medico-legal problems, eg brain tumours presenting with blurred or double vision.
    • Symptom-orientated - guides the reader from the presenting symptom to diagnosis and treatment or referral, through a series of easy to follow flowcharts.
    • Chapter One presents 20 "golden rules" to keep you and your patients out of trouble

Published Reviews

    "This book is unique in that it is organized according to symptoms. The text for each symptom includes an introduction, examination checklist, management flowchart, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, and guide to appropriate referral...Chapters include many beautiful illustrations such as examples of radiological studies, color fundus photographs, and visual field charts. Management flow charts are easy to read and understand...Throughout medical school and resident training in all of the specialties and subspecialties, there seems to be an endless search for the book or manual that covers everything one needs to know about a subject, but will still fit in a large pocket. For neuro-ophthalmology, this is that book."

    Survey of Ophthalmology
    Volume 52, Issue 5, September-October 2007, Pages 554-555

    “This is an excellent, clinically relevant book essential to any physician who evaluates patients with potential neuro-ophthalmologic problems.”
    Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology vol 28 no. 1 March 2008, by Dr Karl Golnik (University of Cincinnati)

    A practical, symptom-based guide to diagnosing and treating a wide range of neuro-ophthalmology conditions. It is extremely useful for orthoptists and other specialists interested in this field. The layout of the book is user-friendly covering a variety of symptoms that patients may present with. The Neuro-Ophthalmology Survival Guide is an excellent clinical guide for ophthalmologists, orthoptists and undergraduate orthoptic students. A worthwhile addition to an orthoptic department library.

    British & Irish Orthoptic Journal, 2009

Author Information

    By Anthony Pane, Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Australia; Mike Burdon, Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist, University Hospital, Birmingham, UK; and Neil R. Miller, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Frank B Walsh Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

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The Neuro-ophthalmology Survival Guide
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 424 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 1/5 X 6 1/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7234-3405-4
  • Copyright: 2007