Notes on Veterinary Ophthalmology

Notes on Veterinary Ophthalmology

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English
384 Pages

Description

Notes on Veterinary Ophthalmology is a welcome addition to an exciting new series that is specifically designed, using an accessible note-based style, to provide rapid and easy access to up-to-date clinical and diagnostic information.


Veterinary ophthalmology has expanded considerably over the last few years. With all the specialist ophthalmology books now available, there is a need for a concise reference book in this area. Aimed at veterinary surgeons and veterinary students, Notes on Veterinary Ophthalmology provides the reader with all the essential information required to diagnose and manage ophthalmic disorders in dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and farm animals.


This edition includes:



  • Over 350 colour pictures throughout the text to aid in examination and diagnosis;

  • Review of common ocular emergencies and how to respond to them;

  • Sections on eye disease in the dog, cat, rabbit, horse and farm animals with summaries at the beginning of each section emphasising common/serious conditions;

  • Appendices on ophthalmic terminology, topical ophthalmic preparations, basic principles of ocular and adnexal surgery and a summary of the cranial nerves innervating the eye and adnexa.

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Published 12 February 2009
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EAN13 9781405145442
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Language English

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C O N T E N T S
Preface and Acknowledgements Abbreviations
Section 1 Ophthalmic Equipment and Examination
Instruments and equipment Examination
Section 2 Ophthalmic Emergencies and Trauma
Introduction Acute exophthalmos (proptosis) Foreign bodies Trauma Endophthalmitis and panophthalmitis as complicating factors in ocular insult Complicated ulcers and corneal infection Liquefactive stromal necrosis Chemical injuries Thermal burns Acute uveitis Acute glaucoma Sudden loss of vision Sudden ocular pain Referrals
Section 3 General and Canine Ophthalmology
Introduction Globe and orbit Eyelids Lacrimal system Conjunctiva Limbus, episclera and sclera Cornea Uveal tract (iris, ciliary body and choroid) Anterior chamber and aqueous humour Glaucomas Lens Vitreous Ocular Fundus Optic nerve
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Section 4 Feline Ophthalmology
Introduction Globe and orbit Eyelids Lacrimal system Conjunctiva Limbus, episclera and sclera Cornea Uveal tract Anterior chamber and aqueous humour Glaucomas Lens Vitreous Ocular fundus Neuro-ophthalmology
Section 5 Rabbit Ophthalmology
Introduction Orbit Eyelids and conjunctiva Lacrimal system Cornea Uveal tract Lens Glaucomas Fundus
Section 6 Farm Animal Ophthalmology
Introduction Anatomy Handling and examination Congenital and early-onset developmental conditions Globe and orbit Eyelids Lacrimal system Conjunctiva Cornea Uveal tract Lens Ocular fundus Some causes of cortical blindness in farm animals
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Section 7 Equine Ophthalmology
Anatomy Examination Lavage devices Ocular and adnexal conditions Globe and orbit Eyelids Lacrimal system Conjunctiva Cornea Uveal tract Glaucomas Lens Vitreous Ocular fundus
Appendix 1 Ophthalmic Terminology
General Globe and orbit Eyelids Lacrimal apparatus Conjunctiva Limbus, episclera and sclera Cornea Uveal tract Anterior chamber and aqueous humour Glaucomas Lens Vitreous humour Retina Optic nerve head (ONH) and optic nerve
Appendix 2 Topical Ophthalmic Preparations
General notes Diagnostic preparations Local anaesthetics Tear-replacement agents and ocular lubricants Immunosuppressants Anti-infective preparations Anti-inflammatories Glaucoma treatment Mydriatics and cycloplegics
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Appendix 3 Basic Principles of Ocular and Adnexal Surgery
Preoperative preparation and postoperative care General anaesthesia General equipment Instrument sets
Appendix 4 Cranial Nerve Innervation of the Eye and Adnexa
Further Reading Index
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