This symptom-based guide to dealing with the acute eye patient concentrates on diagnosis and early management. Written especially for junior doctors, students of ophthalmology, and accident and emergency officers, it provides concise information for dealing with ocular emergencies. The text is backed up with tables of differential diagnosis, advice on when to refer, and algorithms on management policy.
Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction: History Taking and Methods of Examination.. 2. Visual Loss. 3. Transient Visual Loss. 4. Flashes and Floaters. 5. Red Eye. 6. Trauma. 7. Diplopia. 8. Headache. 9. Pain. 10. Swellings Around the Eye. 11. Contact Lens Problems. 12. Postoperative Complications. 13. Coincidental Findings. Appendices. Further Reading. Index.