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Handbook of Veterinary Ocular Emergencies


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This practical guide to small animal ophthalmic emergencies is ideal for the non-specialist veterinarian. From a problem-oriented approach, it describes ocular emergencies and gives information for immediate palliative measures and long-term treatment. Clinical pathways, diagnostic flowcharts, bullet points, and easy-to-follow line diagrams provide instant access to the correct diagnosis and management of ocular emergencies. Tinted boxes highlight important issues, key information, and additional material on background pathogenesis and treatment rationale. The emphasis on differential diagnosis and treatment options, as well as recommendations on when to refer a case to a specialist, makes this book an essential consulting room reference for every veterinary practitioner.

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Key Features

    • Written at an appropriate level for the non-specialist veterinarian, making it a practical guide for managing small animal ophthalmic emergencies.
    • Provides instant access to the correct diagnosis and management of ocular emergencies with clear, easy-to-use diagnostic flowcharts.
    • Highlights key information and important issues in tinted boxes throughout the text, making clinical facts accessible to busy practitioners.

Author Information

    By David A. Williams, MA, VetMB, PhD, CertVOpthal, FRCVS, David A. Williams, MA, Vet MB, PhD, MRCVS, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, England, UK and Kathy Barrie, DVM, DipACVO, Animal Eye Clinic, Sunshine Animal Hospital, FL, USA; Edited by Thomas Ffrangcon Evans, DVM, MRCVS, Lecturer in Ophthalmology, University of Edinburgh, UK

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Handbook of Veterinary Ocular Emergencies
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 128 Pages
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-3560-8
  • Copyright: 2002