Diabetic Eye Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750637817, 9780702038105

Diabetic Eye Disease

1st Edition

Identification and Co-Management

Authors: Alicja Rudnicka Jennifer Birch
Paperback ISBN: 9780750637817
eBook ISBN: 9780702038105
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 12th October 2000
Page Count: 147

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Well illustrated with full colour pictures of the highest quality, this book provides a comprehensive yet practical approach to the diagnosis and co-management of diabetic eye disease. The major sections cover: information on epidemiology and pathogenesis of diabetes and diabetic eye disease current management and treatment modalities for effective outcomes a review of current clinical examination techniques, screening strategies and automated grading for diabetic retinopathy guidance for developing co-management schemes

Table of Contents

Diabetes mellitus: the disease: Pregnancy and diabetic retinopathy; Histopathology and pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy; Epidemiology of diabetic eye disease; Features of diabetic eye disease: Management of diabetic retinopathy: criteria for referral and management of the post-laser patient; Treatment of diabetic retinopathy; Visual function in diabetic patients; Screening for diabetic retinopathy; Applications of fundus photography in diabetic retinopathy; Digital imaging of diabetic retinopathy; Slit-lamp biomicroscopic fundus examination; Funding of shared care schemes within the National Health Service; The East London Shared Care Scheme; Other retinal conditions.


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About the Author

Alicja Rudnicka

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

Jennifer Birch

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Optometry and Director, Colour Vision Advisory Clinic City University, London, UK