The Resource The ophthalmic assistant : a text for allied and associated ophthalmic personnel, edited by Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Melvin I. Freeman, (electronic resource)

The ophthalmic assistant : a text for allied and associated ophthalmic personnel, edited by Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Melvin I. Freeman, (electronic resource)

Label
The ophthalmic assistant : a text for allied and associated ophthalmic personnel
Title
The ophthalmic assistant
Title remainder
a text for allied and associated ophthalmic personnel
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Melvin I. Freeman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real ""how-to"" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictio
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
617.7/0232
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RE72.5
LC item number
.S84 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stein, Harold A.
  • Stein, Raymond M
  • Freeman, Melvin I
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ophthalmic assistants
  • Eye
Label
The ophthalmic assistant : a text for allied and associated ophthalmic personnel, edited by Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Melvin I. Freeman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Front cover; The Ophthalmic Assistant; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Foreword to the eighth edition; Foreword: how paraoptometric assistants and optometry students can benefit from this textbook; Foreword:; Preface; List of contributors; reviewers; Acknowledgments; Dedication; One Basic sciences; 1 Anatomy of the eye; Chapter contents; Surface anatomy; Tear film; Cornea; Sclera; Uvea; Iris; Ciliary body; Choroid; Angle structures; Lens; Vitreous; Retina; Optic nerve; Visual pathway; Ocular muscles; Summary; 2 Physiology of the eye; Chapter contents; Alignment of the eyes
  • Looking straight ahead (fixation)Locking images (fusion); Eye movements; Control centers for eye movements; Looking toward a close object; Seeing in depth; Focusing at near (accommodation); Transparent pathway for light; Retinal images; Intraocular pressure; Tears; Color vision; 3 Optics; Chapter contents; Physical optics; What is light?; How does light travel?; Nature of the world visible to humans; Speed of light; How do we measure intensity of a light source?; Color; Rays of light and the spectrum; Bending of light; How light can alter its direction; Geometric optics; Terminology
  • DispersionMirrors and reflection; Lenses; How do lenses bend rays of light?; What is a prism?; How are prisms measured?; The use of prisms; Convex lenses; Concave lenses; Focal length; Spherical aberration; Chromatic aberration; Cylinders; Transposition; Practical aspects of optics; Fiberoptics; Gonioscopy; Telescopes; Astronomic telescope; Galilean telescope; Optical Illusions; 4 Pharmacology; Chapter contents; General principles; Locally applied medication; Tolerance; Tonicity; Sterility; Stability; Penetration; Alternative routes of medication; Subconjunctival injections
  • Continuous-release deliveryRetrobulbar injections; Intracameral injection; Systemic medication; Complications of locally administered drugs; Allergic reactions; Toxic reactions; Discoloration of the eye; Undesirable side effects; Idiosyncrasy; Loss of effect by inactivation; Spread of infection; Prescription writing; Autonomic drugs; Mydriatic and cycloplegic agents; Mydriatic agents; Cycloplegic agents; Miotics; Direct-acting miotics; Cholinesterase inhibitors; Side effects; Drugs that lower intraocular pressure; Anesthetics; Topical anesthetics; Side effects; Injectable anesthetics
  • Side effectsManagement of toxic side effects; Fainting; Central nervous system stimulation; Respiratory emergency; Allergic reaction; Antiallergic and antiinflammatory agents; Corticosteroids; Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs; Mast cell stabilizers; Antihistamines; Antiinfective preparations; Antibiotics; Antivirals; Antifungal agents; Antiparasitic agents; Decongestants; Antiallergic agents; Contact lens solutions; Stains; Side effects of systemic medication; 5 Microbiology; Chapter contents; Bacteria; Viruses; Fungi; Other microbes; Clinical indications for smears and cultures
  • Taking smears
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
9th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (919 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455733460
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000234592
  • (EBL)1430661
  • (OCoLC)811378395
  • (SSID)ssj0000738626
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11478380
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000738626
  • (PQKBWorkID)10805008
  • (PQKB)11258529
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1430661
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000234592
Label
The ophthalmic assistant : a text for allied and associated ophthalmic personnel, edited by Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Melvin I. Freeman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Front cover; The Ophthalmic Assistant; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Foreword to the eighth edition; Foreword: how paraoptometric assistants and optometry students can benefit from this textbook; Foreword:; Preface; List of contributors; reviewers; Acknowledgments; Dedication; One Basic sciences; 1 Anatomy of the eye; Chapter contents; Surface anatomy; Tear film; Cornea; Sclera; Uvea; Iris; Ciliary body; Choroid; Angle structures; Lens; Vitreous; Retina; Optic nerve; Visual pathway; Ocular muscles; Summary; 2 Physiology of the eye; Chapter contents; Alignment of the eyes
  • Looking straight ahead (fixation)Locking images (fusion); Eye movements; Control centers for eye movements; Looking toward a close object; Seeing in depth; Focusing at near (accommodation); Transparent pathway for light; Retinal images; Intraocular pressure; Tears; Color vision; 3 Optics; Chapter contents; Physical optics; What is light?; How does light travel?; Nature of the world visible to humans; Speed of light; How do we measure intensity of a light source?; Color; Rays of light and the spectrum; Bending of light; How light can alter its direction; Geometric optics; Terminology
  • DispersionMirrors and reflection; Lenses; How do lenses bend rays of light?; What is a prism?; How are prisms measured?; The use of prisms; Convex lenses; Concave lenses; Focal length; Spherical aberration; Chromatic aberration; Cylinders; Transposition; Practical aspects of optics; Fiberoptics; Gonioscopy; Telescopes; Astronomic telescope; Galilean telescope; Optical Illusions; 4 Pharmacology; Chapter contents; General principles; Locally applied medication; Tolerance; Tonicity; Sterility; Stability; Penetration; Alternative routes of medication; Subconjunctival injections
  • Continuous-release deliveryRetrobulbar injections; Intracameral injection; Systemic medication; Complications of locally administered drugs; Allergic reactions; Toxic reactions; Discoloration of the eye; Undesirable side effects; Idiosyncrasy; Loss of effect by inactivation; Spread of infection; Prescription writing; Autonomic drugs; Mydriatic and cycloplegic agents; Mydriatic agents; Cycloplegic agents; Miotics; Direct-acting miotics; Cholinesterase inhibitors; Side effects; Drugs that lower intraocular pressure; Anesthetics; Topical anesthetics; Side effects; Injectable anesthetics
  • Side effectsManagement of toxic side effects; Fainting; Central nervous system stimulation; Respiratory emergency; Allergic reaction; Antiallergic and antiinflammatory agents; Corticosteroids; Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs; Mast cell stabilizers; Antihistamines; Antiinfective preparations; Antibiotics; Antivirals; Antifungal agents; Antiparasitic agents; Decongestants; Antiallergic agents; Contact lens solutions; Stains; Side effects of systemic medication; 5 Microbiology; Chapter contents; Bacteria; Viruses; Fungi; Other microbes; Clinical indications for smears and cultures
  • Taking smears
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
9th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (919 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455733460
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000234592
  • (EBL)1430661
  • (OCoLC)811378395
  • (SSID)ssj0000738626
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11478380
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000738626
  • (PQKBWorkID)10805008
  • (PQKB)11258529
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1430661
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000234592

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