The Neuro-ophthalmology Survival Guide
By Anthony Pane, Mike Burdon and Neil R. Miller
424 pages 387 ills
Trim size 9 1/5 X 6 1/8 in
A practical, symptom-orientated handbook of neuro-ophthalmology for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists.
Practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.
Simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against pracising ophthalmologists and exam failure for trainees and residents.
Aids diagnosis in a field in which mistakes may lead to medico-legal problems, eg brain tumours presenting with blurred or double vision.
Symptom-orientated - guides the reader from the presenting symptom to diagnosis and treatment or referral, through a series of easy to follow flowcharts.
Chapter One presents 20 "golden rules" to keep you and your patients out of trouble
Table of Contents
Staying out of trouble. Blurred vision or field loss. Swollen disc(s), normal vision. Transient visual loss. Double vision. "Seeing things". Abnormal movement of the visual world. Abnormal eye movements without visual symptoms. Unequal pupils. Ptosis. Facial weakness or spasm. Unexplained eye pain, orbital pain or headache. Neuro-ophthalmic history and examination