The Ophthalmic Assistant, 11th Edition

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By Harold A. Stein, MD, MSC(Ophth), FRCS(C), DOMS(London), Raymond M. Stein, MD, FRCS(C), Melvin I. Freeman, MD, FACS and Rebecca Stein, MBCHB
A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel
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9780323757546
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Publication Date
01-04-2022
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Covering all the knowledge and skills needed for everyday duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams, The Ophthalmic Assistant, 11th Edition, is an essential resource for allied health personnel working in ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry, and other eye care settings. Drs. Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, and Melvin I. Freeman are joined by new editor Dr. Rebecca Stein and several new contributing authors who provide practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management for today's practice. This outstanding reference and review tool provides essential knowledge and guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, and technologists as critical members of the eye care team.

Key Features
  • Keeps you up to date with coverage of key topics such as topography-guided PRK, cataract surgery with multifocal IOLs to treat presbyopia, and OCT and OCTA, as well as the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures and equipment, and two new chapters on refractive surgery and eye banking.
  • Provides full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry-more than 1,000 images in all.
  • Features more than 400 interactive multiple-choice review questions that test your knowledge and understanding of key concepts.
  • Includes a bonus color-image atlas that tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye.
  • Contains convenient quick-reference appendices with hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323757546
Table of Content  Front matter
1        Anatomy of the eye
2        Physiology of the eye
3        Optics
4        Pharmacology
5        Microbiology
6        Office efficiency and public relations
7        History taking
8        Preliminary examination
9        Visual function and impairment
10      Understanding ophthalmic equipment
11      Maintenance of ophthalmic equipment and instruments
12      Refractive errors and how to correct them
13      Facts about glasses
14      Rigid contact lenses: basics
15      Soft contact lenses
16      Advanced techniques in soft and rigid contact lens fitting
17      Managing a contact lens practice
18      Visual fields
19      Automated visual field testing
20      Computers in ophthalmic practice
21      Ocular Injuries
22      The urgent case
23      Common eye disorders
24      Common retinal disorders
25      Glaucoma
26       Uveitis
27       Dry eye disease
28       Examination of the newborn, infant, and small child
29       Ocular motility, binocular vision, and strabismus
30       Aseptic technique and minor office surgery
31       The operative patient
32       Highlights of ocular surgery
33       Assisting the surgeon
34       Ambulatory surgery
35       Lasers in ophthalmology
36       Refractive surgery: today and the future
37       Corneal Collagen Crosslinking in the management of ectactic diseases
38       Wavefront aberrations and custom ablation
39       Ophthalmic photography
40       Optical coherence tomography
41       Computerized corneal topography
42       Specular microscopy
43       Diagnostic ultrasound
44       Blind persons in the modern world
45       Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
46       History of spectacles
47       Art and the eye
48       Allied health personnel in ophthalmology
49       Ophthalmology ethics
50       Allied Ophthalmic Health Personnel: Scope of Practice
51       Testing and certification of ophthalmic skills
52       The development of Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP) in North America and Worldwide
53       Ophthalmic assisting in the international community and in the prevention of blindness
54       Eye banking
55       Atlas of clinical ophthalmic disorders
           Glossary
           Appendix 1: Ocular emergencies
           Appendix 2: Following universal precautions
           Appendix 3: Princples of informed consent
           Appendix 4: Abbreviations and symbols in clinical use
           Appendix 5: Optical constants of the eye
           Appendix 6: Metric conversion (US)
           Appendix 7: Skill checklists
           Appendix 8: Translations of commonly asked questions and commands
           Appendix 9: Office supplies in common use
           Appendix 10: Estimating visual loss
           Appendix 11: Vision and driving
           Appendix 12: Diopters to millimeters of radius conversion tables
           Appendix 13: Vertex conversion table
           Appendix 14: Diopters of corneal refracting power to millimeters of radius of curvature
           Appendix 15: Compensation for effect of vertex distances when plus lens is moved away from the eye
           Appendix 16: Compensation for effect of vertex distances when plus lens is moved toward the eye
           Appendix 17: Dioptric curves for extended range of keratometer
           Supplementary resources
           Front matter
56       Appendix 3: Princples of informed consent
Author Information By Harold A. Stein, MD, MSC(Ophth), FRCS(C), DOMS(London), Director, Maxwell K. Bochner Eye Institute, Toronto, Ontario; Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario; Senior Attending Ophthalmologist, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario; Attending Ophthalmologist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario; Past President, Canadian Ophthalmological Society, Ottawa, Ontario; Past President, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, St. Paul, MN; Director, Professional Continuing Education, Centennial College of Applied Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Raymond M. Stein, MD, FRCS(C), Medical Director, Maxwell K. Bochner Eye Institute, Toronto, Ontario; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario; Chief, Department of Ophthalmology, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario; Attending Ophthalmologist, Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto, Ontario; Past President, Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Orleans, Ontario; Melvin I. Freeman, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Emeritus, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Affiliate Clinical Investigator, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA; Past Head of Ophthalmology, Virginia Mason Clinic and Medical Center, Seattle, WA; Past President, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, St. Paul, MN; Past President, Alliance for Continuing Medical Education, Birmingham, AL and Rebecca Stein, MBCHB, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, CA
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Pages 872
Publication Date 01-04-2022
Stock Status Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.
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