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Small Animal Ophthalmology: What's Your Diagnosis?

Small Animal Ophthalmology: What's Your Diagnosis?

Heidi Featherstone, Elaine Holt

ISBN: 978-1-444-34002-0

Feb 2011

272 pages

$51.99

Description

Small Animal Ophthalmology: What's Your Diagnosis? is one of the first books in an exciting new series that combines problem-based learning, case studies, and questions and answers. Designed specifically for veterinarians and students, the series aims to present material in a format to enhance critical thinking and understanding.

Adopting a case-based approach, chapters are built around common ophthalmic presentations and are directed by questions to test the reader's ability to interpret clinical history, ophthalmic photographs and diagnostic results in order to provide differential diagnoses, diagnostic plans and treatment options.

For veterinary students, this book is an ideal guide to how ophthalmology cases are handled in the clinical setting. For veterinary practitioners, it is an innovative and interesting way to increase their knowledge and skills in clinical ophthalmology.

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

List of Abbreviations.

Chapter 1 Abnormalities of Globe Size and Position.

Chapter 2 Eyelid Abnormalities.

Chapter 3 Abnormalities of the Third Eyelid.

Chapter 4 Ocular Discharge.

Chapter 5 The Painful Eye.

Chapter 6 The Red Eye.

Chapter 7 The Opaque Eye.

Chapter 8 Corneal Opacities.

Chapter 9 Abnormalities of the Iris.

Chapter 10 The Abnormal Pupil.

Chapter 11 The Blind Eye.

Chapter 12 Ocular Trauma.

Appendix 1 Practical Tips for An Ophthalmic Examination.

Appendix 2 Further Reading.

Glossary.

Index.

“The main strengths of this book are its user-friendly nature and the extensive photo-documentation and comprehensive narrative provided for each case study, which also makes it unique among veterinary ophthaimology textbooks.”  (Veterinary Times, 25 June 2012)

“This small, fresh ophthalmology handbook is a new addition to the What’s your Diagnosis? book series, published by Wiley-Blackwell … It is altogether thoughtfully done and wholly relevant to all those practicing in the UK and further afield.”  (Journal of Small Animal Practice, 1 November 2012)

“It is altogether thoughtfully done and wholly relevant to all those practicing in the UK and further afield.”  (Journal of Small Animal Medicine, 2012) ""Basic information on common and uncommon eye conditions enables clinicians to develop appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans and step-by-step photos make this a top technical recommendation suitable for any clinic or vet's collection!."" (The Midwest Book Review, 1 November 2011)  


  • One of the first books in an exciting new series that combines problem-based learning, case studies, and questions and answers;

  • Adopts a case-based approach with questions to test the reader’s ability to interpret clinical history, ophthalmic photographs and diagnostic results;

  • An ideal guide to how ophthalmology cases are handled in the clinical setting and provides an innovative and interesting way to increase their knowledge and skills in clinical ophthalmology;

  • Full colour throughout to aid guidance and instruction.