Dr. Robert C. Kersten and Dr. Timothy J. McCulley, have designed this unique reference in which oculoplastic specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with oculoplastics. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to oculoplastics with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate common clinical dilemmas.
Curbside Consultation in Oculoplastics: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume ophthalmologists will appreciate. Residents, fellows, and practicing physicians alike will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.
Some of the questions that are answered:What do I do when a patient on anti-coagulants needs surgery?When does an eyelid lesion need to be biopsied?What are the general treatment guidelines for Graves' ophthalmopathy?How should I treat bacterial orbital cellulitis?How do you distinguish an orbital infection from sterile inflammation?When should I be concerned about systemic disease in a patient with blepharoptosis?What are the oculoplastic uses of botulinum toxin?How do I know when to order an MRI or a CT?
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Number of pages: 275
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
-Diana V. Do, MD, "University of Nebraska College of Medicine," " Doody s Review Service""
"This is a succinct, well-written book that provides expert advice about clinically practical, commonly encountered oculoplastics issues. The unique question-and-answer format is an efficient means of addressing specific topics. The expert advice, preferences, and opinions are supplemented and bolstered by evidence-based discussions. Of particular note, the pictures are high quality, color photos that excellently demonstrate the topic. These pictures, along with well-organized, color tables make this an aesthetically pleasing book with a casual format. The depth of information includes useful and practical pearls for ophthalmology professionals, from residents to practicing physicians."
- Diana V. Do, MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Doody's Review Service
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