Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Fourth Edition

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Fourth Edition

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Fourth Edition

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery is an essential textbook for any ophthalmology resident or trainee and will help them build a solid foundation of ophthalmic surgical knowledge. It lays the groundwork for the 80+ surgical procedures covered in the companion volume, Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition. // In this new edition, chapters have been reviewed and revised with important updates in the areas of ergonomics, intraocular fluids, patient safety issues and postoperative management. Each chapter includes key points, suggested reading and self-assessment questions.


In addition, the book contains more than 200 photographs and illustrations and four videos. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos. // Contents: EVALUATION AND PREPARATION *Patient Selection; *Preparation of the Patient; *Preparation of the Surgeon; *Informed Consent; *Simulation in Surgical Training; *Surgical Logistics; THE IMPORTANCE OF ERGONOMICS FOR OPHTHALMOLOGISTS *The Operating Microscope and Surgical Loupes; *Surgical Instruments and Blades; *Suture Materials and Needles; *Lasers; *ACGME Requirements for Surgical Training; *Intraoperative Considerations. ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE AND THE STERILE FIELD IN THE OPERATING ROOM *Ophthalmic Anesthesia; *Hemostasis; *Suturing and Knot Tying; *Intraocular Fluids; *Patient Safety Issues; *Postoperative Considerations. POSTOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT *The Healing Process; *Dressings; *Handling of Ocular Tissues for Pathology; *Complications and Their Consequences.





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