Primary Care Ophthalmology


  • David Palay, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Jay Krachmer, MD, Former Chairman (retired), Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA Professor and Chair

Primary Care Ophthalmology is your ideal source for the most essential information on eye disease. You'll find reviews of relevant anatomy and pathophysiology followed by easy to use outlines of the symptoms, signs, differential diagnoses, treatments, and referral indications for the ophthalmic conditions you are most likely to see in practice. With its clear focus on diagnosis and treatment, this point-of-care reference brings evidenced-based, clinically actionable information to the front lines of primary care. The free, PocketConsult handheld software package provides all the clinical text from the book. Illustrations from the book are also available in an electronic format for optional download.
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Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants


Book information

  • Published: July 2005
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03316-9

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 General Eye Examination
Chapter 2 Ophthalmic Differential Diagnosis
Chapter 3 The Red Eye
Chapter 4 Eyelid Abnormalities
Chapter 5 Conjunctival Abnormalities
Chapter 6 Corneal Abnormalities
Chapter 7 Scleritis
Chapter 8 Lens Abnormalities
Chapter 9 Uveitis
Chapter 10 Retina
Chapter 11 Glaucoma
Chapter 12 Neuro-ophthalmology
Chapter 13 Pediatric Ophthalmology
Chapter 14 Orbital Disease
Chapter 15 Systemic Disease and Therapies
Chapter 16 Ocular Trauma
Chapter 17 Guide to Ophthalmic Medications