Practical Viewing of the Optic Disc

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003 - Medical - 660 pages
This unique manual and accompanying CD-ROM assists you in accurately viewing the optic disc to discover abnormalities and improve your viewing technique. Concise and reader friendly, it helps you determine clues to underlying pathology, including intracranial pressure, diabetes, hypertension, and emboli. Topics include swollen optic disc, atrophy, vascular events at the disc and retina, common retinal and macular disease, and phakomatoses. The accompanying full color CD-ROM, with exceptional photographs and video, takes you on a journey through identifying structures with direct fluorescein angiography, examining the fundus, and watching blood flow through the eye.

  • Determine underlying causes to common medical complaints
  • Includes 4 - color CD - ROM complete with video fundus examinations showing venous pulsations
  • Contains more than 100 differential diagnosis tables

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Getting ReadyPreparing to View the Optic Disc
What Should I Look for in the Normal Fundus?
Is Swelling Present in the Disc?

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