ISBN-13: 978-1405104401

Blueprints Ophthalmology (Blueprints Pockets) 1st Edition

by Thomas Bournias (Author)

Designed as a quick read for both students on an ophthalmology rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Ophthalmology covers the essentials of ophthalmology that every practitioner will need to know. Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. It focuses on the essential content students need to know during a rotation allowing for a fast, easy read. The text emphasizes pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Blueprints Ophthalmology explains the fundamental anatomy and concepts of ophthalmology with separate chapters covering disorders by causes or conditions. It provides the reader with a broad understanding of the structure and function of the eye as well as how to evaluate a patient’s condition. An eight-page insert contains full-color photographs that enhance the reader’s knowledge. Twenty-five multiple-choice and matching review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features valuable appendices on career and residency opportunities, a handy reference list of commonly prescribed medications, and a glossary.

Blueprints Ophthalmology is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find this book valuable.