Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions, 1e
- Publisher: Slack Incorporated; 1 edition (March 15, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1617110590
- ISBN-13: 978-1617110597
Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric ophthalmology references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the tricky questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between pediatricians.
Dr. Rudolph Wagner has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with pediatric ophthalmology. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pediatric ophthalmology with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references allow readers to browse large amounts of information in an expedited fashion.
Some of the questions that are answered:
• How do I make the diagnosis of amblyopia?
• How can I differentiate a true strabismus from a pseudo-strabismus?
• How do I diagnose and treat corneal abrasions? Does patching remain an important component of therapy?
• What is naso-lacrimal duct obstruction? How is it managed? When should I refer these children?
• How can I determine if a “red eye” is caused by a bacterial infection, viral infection or an allergic reaction? How are they managed?
Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume pediatricians will appreciate. Pediatricians, nurse practitioners, emergency room physicians, physician assistants and family practitioners will benefit from the user-friendly, casual format and the expert advice contained within.