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A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

ISBN: 978-1-4051-7035-2
232 pages
April 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Another title in the award winning ‘Practical Manual’ series from Wiley-Blackwell, following on from Edmonds, Foster and Sanders‘ A Practical Manual of Diabetic Foot Care – winner of the British Medical Association’s Medical Book of the Year Award 2004.

This practical clinical manual covers the diagnosis, treatment and long-term management of eye problems in people with diabetes, with a strong emphasis on the importance of early diagnosis.

Edited and authored by world-renowned experts from leading centres, A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management presents evidence-based guidance relevant for a global audience.

  • High quality photographs uniquely illustrate the lesions that occur in diabetic retinopathy and diagrams show the surgical techniques involved in vitreoretinal surgery for advanced stages of the disease
  • Numerous real life case histories demonstrate the scenarios that one is likely to come across in a clinic treating patients with diabetic retinopathy
  • The best colour guide to the spectrum of changes that occur in diabetic retinopathy

This bookis a richly illustrated manual on the management of all stages of diabetic retinopathy, ideal for diabetologists, general endocrinologists who see patients with diabetes, retinal screeners, ophthalmologists and any other healthcare professionals involved in the care and management of diabetes.

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1 Introduction - Peter H Scanlon.

2 Diabetes - David R Matthews & Peter H Scanlon.

3 Lesions and classifications of diabetic retinopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

4 Screening for diabetic retinopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

5 Stage R0: the normal eye - Stephen J Aldington.

6 Stage M1: maculopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

7 Stage R1: mild non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (background diabetic retinopathy) - Peter H Scanlon.

8 Stage R2: moderate and severe non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (preproliferative diabetic retinopathy) - Peter H Scanlon.

9 Stage R3: proliferative diabetic retinopathy and advanced diabetic retinopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

10 Stage R3 with M1: proliferative diabetic retinopathy with maculopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

11 Stage P1: the stable treated eye - Peter H Scanlon.

12 The surgical approach to the diabetic eye - Charles P Wilkinson.

13 Pregnancy and the diabetic eye - Peter H Scanlon.

14 Low vision and blindness from diabetic retinopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

15 Future advances in the management of diabetic retinopathy - Peter H Scanlon.

16 Other retinal conditions that are more frequent in diabetes - Stephen J Aldington & Peter H Scanlon.

17 Conditions with appearances similar to diabetic retinopathy - Stephen J Aldington & Peter H Scanlon.

Glossary.

Index

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Peter H Scanlon MD
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Gloucestershire and Oxford Eye Units
Lecturer, Harris Manchester College
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK
Honorary Associate Clinical Professor
Institute of Clinical Education
University of Warwick, UK

Charles P. Wilkinson MD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University
Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Baltimore, USA

Stephen J Aldington
Gloucestershire Education and Research Development Manager
Cheltenham, UK
Honorary Associate Professor
Institute of Clinical Education
University of Warwick, UK
 

David R Matthews MA (Oxon), DPhil, BM, BCh, FRCP
Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Oxford;
Chairman, Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology & Metabolism
Oxford, UK

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  • A practical clinical manual for the diagnosis, treatment - both medical and surgical - and the long-term management of eye problems in people with diabetes
  • Aimed at the MDT involved in the care of patients with diabetes and places emphasis on the importance of regular screening and early diagnosis
  • Presents evidence-based guidance relevant for a global audience
  • Emphasises the importance of early diagnosis of diabetic eye disease and provides the necessary instruction to enable the reader to do this
  • Edited by world-renowned experts from leading centres
  • Another title in the award-winning ‘Practical Manual’ series from Wiley-Blackwell, following on from Edmonds, Foster and Sanders’ Practical Manual of Diabetic Foot Care – winner of the British Medical Association’s Medical Book of the Year Award 2004.
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"This book has something for everyone." (Clinical and Experimental Optometry, November 2009)

"This book is a richly illustrated manual on the management of all stages of diabetic retinopathy, ideal for diabetologists, general endocrinologists who see patients with diabetes, retinal screeners, ophthalmologists and any other healthcare professionals involved in the care and management of diabetes." (Businesswire, April 2009)

"This practical clinical manual covers the diagnosis, treatment and long-term management of eye problems in people with diabetes, with a strong emphasis on the importance of early diagnosis." (TradingMarkets.com, April 2009)

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