Basic ophthalmology by American Academy of Ophthalmology, Richard A. Harper MD

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By American Academy of Ophthalmology, Richard A. Harper MD

An excellent supplement to the clinical student's curriculum and a number one textual content for basic care citizens and physicians. uncomplicated Ophthalmology provides sensible info for the analysis, administration, and referral of universal ocular problems. comprises up-to-date pictures and assets, extra pattern medical difficulties, and the newest info on such components as glaucoma care and eye-related getting older adjustments. Covers the attention exam, acute and protracted visible loss, the purple eye, ocular and orbital accidents, amblyopia and strabismus, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular manifestations of systemic ailments, and medication and the attention.

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Leske MC, Heijl A, Hyman L, et al. Predictors of long-term progression in the early manifest glaucoma trial. Ophthalmol 2007; 114: 1965-1972. 46. The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study (AIGS):12. Baseline risk factors for sustained loss of visual field and visual acuity in patients with advanced glaucoma. The AGIS Investigators. Am J Ophthalmol 2002; 134: 499-512. 47. Chandler PA. Long term results in glaucoma therapy. The Stanford R. Gifford lecture. Am J Ophthalmol 1960; 49: 221-246. 48. Lee PF.

The accuracy of diagnostic tests has been assessed on an individual test basis, mainly in hospital-based studies and there are high quality studies providing important information. However, little is known about the comparative accuracy of candidate screening tests for detecting OAG in population-based studies. To date no single test or combination of tests has been identified as an optimal screening ‘test’ for glaucoma. Potential biases to evaluate the performance of a screening test Screening tests for low prevalence diseases should have high specificity.

Am J Ophthalmol 2002; 134: 499-512. 47. Chandler PA. Long term results in glaucoma therapy. The Stanford R. Gifford lecture. Am J Ophthalmol 1960; 49: 221-246. 48. Lee PF. Importance of status of visual field and optic disc in management of open-angle glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol 1962; 53: 435-442. 49. Quigley HA, Maumenee AE. Long-term follow-up of treated open-angle glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol 1979; 87; 519-525. 50. Mikelberg FS, Schulzer M, Drance SM, Lau W. The rate of progression of scotomas in glaucoma.

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