This user friendly atlas facilitates emergency room staff and all providers of ocular health in the rapid diagnosis of ocular or orbital trauma based on its location and type. A simple, easy to read flow sheet guides clinicians in their diagnostic and therapeutic decisions for each type of trauma. Unique from other titles on the topic, the "Atlas of Ocular and Orbital Trauma" is targeted and easy to use, allowing the reader to quickly pick up the book, locate the appropriate section, and view high-quality photographs along with an algorithm explaining how to rapidly examine the patient and go through a differential diagnosis to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan. This rapid approach empowers emergency department staff and all healthcare providers with absolute confidence in making clinical decisions for their patients. Another distinguishing feature of the "Atlas of Ocular and Orbital Trauma" is that it includes a DVD with instructional video clips by experts in their respective fields, demonstrating how to examine different eye traumas. This 90-minute series of instructional video vignettes of real patient scenarios, filmed at several leading academic health centers, will improve clinical skills through a step-by-step approach to the eye exam. Finally, an additional section, termed 'Clinical Pearls', offers the reader insights and more advanced instructions through a series of cases of common eye traumas.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.