by Scott M. Steidl (Editor), Mary Elizabeth Hartnett (Editor)
Vitreoretinal disease is the leading cause of severe vision loss in most developed countries. This all-encompassing new book is designed to enhance diagnosis and treatment of retinal pathology as you proceed from initial finding to differential diagnosis and treatment. Using evidence-based medicine to develop management strategies and featuring pathway diagrams and decision-making trees, the book links specific symptoms to the appropriate diagnosis and most effective treatment.
A top team of retinal specialists have come together to create this pace-setting reference, covering everything from retinal detachment and hemorrhage, to pigmented lesions and noninfectious inflammation. Chapters are uniquely arranged by presenting symptom instead of diagnosis, allowing you to find material quickly and easily.
Key features of this valuable book:
- Broad coverage of all important topics, including both pediatric and adult retinal diseases
- Clinical decision-making trees and pathway diagrams offering a yes-or-no approach to diagnosis and treatment
- Beneficial question and answer format provides clarity and explanations for specific problems
- Helpful table of contents organized by presenting symptom
Clinical Pathways in Vitreoretinal Disease is essential for all retina specialists, general ophthalmologists, and residents who treat severe vision loss. It offers the valuable information needed to reach an accurate diagnosis and provide optimal patient care. The book also serves as an excellent text for retina and general ophthalmology courses.
- ISBN-13: 9781588901194
- Publisher: Thieme
- Publication date: 1/1/2003
- Pages: 442