Becker Shaffer s Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas E Book

Author: Robert L. Stamper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032307023X
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Authored by three prominent specialists in the field, this text provides comprehensive coverage of diagnostic and treatment modalities for optimal glaucoma management. Revised throughout, this new edition presents the latest guidance in clinical examination, randomized trials, medical treatment, laser therapy, and surgical procedures. Hundreds of illustrations—with many classic black and white figures from the previous editions supplemented with new color images—depict the features of glaucomas and step-by-step procedures for their management, while expanded use of highlighted boxes, lists, and summary tables make the material easy to access. Evidence-based and updated information on all aspects of the glaucomas—including physiology, genetics, interventional trials, and new surgical techniques—offer a well-rounded foundation of knowledge for making the most informed diagnoses and choosing the most effective course of treatment. Combines the cumulative experience of three prominent glaucoma specialists—addressing a full range of clinical needs for practitioners of all levels—for a uniquely written coherent perspective. Includes extensive references to current and historically important sources to provide comprehensive interpretation of the latest medical literature. Synthesizes a classical approach to the glaucomas—based on seven earlier editions spanning over 40 years—with the most up-to-date evidence-based and epidemiologically-derived classifications and outcomes. Coherently correlates with authoritative consensus documents on key areas of glaucoma, drawn up by the world-wide specialists of the World Glaucoma Association, and reprinted in the text. Revamps traditional teachings on the angle closure glaucomas, in concert with the newest international literature and technologies, to keep you up to date on the latest advances. Illustrates detailed surgical interventions applicable to the complete spectrum of clinical settings—from the developing world through contemporary operating rooms. Examines the newest and most promising developments in pharmacology, laser and surgical advances for glaucoma management, to enable you to choose the most effective patient approach. Illustrates invaluable but little-known instruments for clinical and research diagnoses, including optic nerve cupping scales, bleb assessment instruments, and more.

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Clinical Orthodontics Current Concepts Goals and Mechanics

Author: Ashok Karad
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 8131237400
Format: PDF
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Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics, now in its second edition, focuses on the clinical aspects of art and science of orthodontics. The book primarily centres around contemporary treatment principles and techniques, and redefines orthodontic treatment goals in accordance with the current understanding of the science. Newer treatment methods are highlighted with unbiased treatment approach to produce high-quality results. Revised and updated chapters covering important areas of the subject Each chapter is supported by well-documented clinical cases and high-quality illustrations for better understanding Exclusive chapters include: Digital Imaging in Orthodontics, Interdisciplinary Orthodontics, Excellence in Finishing, Functional Occlusion Goals in Orthodontics, Lingual Orthodontics, Role of Skeletal Anchorage in Modern Orthodontics, Optimizing Orthodontic Treatment, and Management of an Orthodontic Practice Chapter contributions by a dynamic group of leading world-class clinicians, researchers, teachers and authors, delivering cutting-edge information Craniofacial Growth: A Clinical Perspective Role of Skeletal Anchorage in Modern Orthodontics Optimizing Orthodontic Treatment

Schmerzen verstehen

Author: David Butler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642016868
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Schmerzen zeigen häufig eine schwer therapierbare Symptomatik. Patienten können jedoch selbst den Schmerz beeinflussen, wenn sie die dahinter stehenden Prozesse besser verstehen – dafür gibt es wissenschaftliche Belege. Das Buch setzt hier an und vermittelt den aktuellen Wissensstand zur Entstehung und Verarbeitung von akutem und chronischem Schmerz. Die Autoren machen die komplexen Inhalte in spannenden Geschichten verständlich und leiten Patienten an, ihre Schmerzen – mit oder ohne therapeutische Begleitung - zu lindern oder sogar zu überwinden.