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Liu, Volpe, and Galetta's neuro-ophthalmology : diagnosis and management / Grant T. Liu, Nicholas L. Volpe, Steven L. Galetta.

Author/creator Liu, Grant T. author.
Other author/creatorVolpe, Nicholas J., author.
Other author/creatorGaletta, Steven, author.
Other author/creatorPreceded by: Liu, Grant T. Neuro-ophthalmology. 2nd ed. ©2010.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionThird edition.
Publication Info [Philadelphia] : Elsevier, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description1 online resource (xiii, 684 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Contents I. History and examination. The neuro-ophthalmic history -- The neuro-ophthalmic examination -- II. Visual loss and other disorders of the afferent visual pathway. Visual loss: overview, visual field testing and topical diagnosis -- Visual loss: retinal disorders of neuro-ophthalmic interest -- Visual loss: optic neuropathies -- Optic disc swelling: papillederma and other causes -- Visual loss: chiasmal disorders -- Retrochiasmal disorders -- Disorders of higher cortical visual function -- Transient visual loss or blurring -- Functional visual loss -- Visual hallucinations and illusions -- III. Efferent neuro-ophthalmic disorders. Pupillary disorders -- Eyelid and facial nerve disorders -- Eye movement disorders: third, fourth and sixth nerve palsies and other causes of diplopia and ocular misalignment -- Eye movement disorders: gaze abnormalities -- Eye movement disoders: nystagmus and nystagmoid eye movements -- Orbital disease in neuro-ophthalmology -- IV. Other topics. Headache, facial pain and disorders of facial sensation.
Abstract "Liu, Volpe, and Galetta's Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Edition remains unique in its complete, authoritative coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders affecting the eye. Bridging the gap between a handbook and an encyclopedic resource, it distills a vast amount of information into a single, concise, superbly illustrated volume. User-friendly and thoroughly up to date, this highly renowned reference is a one-stop resource for current information in this growing area. Combines over 1,000 illustrations and cross references with tables, outlines, and flow-diagrams to provide you with everything you need to understand the underlying presentation, pathophysiology, neuroimaging, and diagnostic studies in neuro-ophthalmology, along with the ideal diagnostic, treatment, and ongoing management tools for all neuro-ophthalmic conditions. Covers the neurological examination and the bedside neuro-ophthalmic evaluation of comatose patients that demonstrates how the examination can be used to confirm a diagnosis arrived at from the patient history. Includes the expertise and knowledge of a small, hand-picked contributor team that ensure the latest advances are incorporated into each chapter. Contains increased coverage on the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and its role in revolutionizing the ability to make more accurate neuro-ophthalmic diagnoses. Provides all-new information on gaze disorders, nystagmus, and neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of demyelinating disease. Presents current knowledge on vestibular disease and the neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of head trauma, as well as brainstem, cerebellar, and degenerative diseases"--Publisher's description.
General noteRevised edition of: Neuro-ophthalmology : diagnosis and management / Grant T. Liu, Nicholas J. Volpe, Steven L. Galetta. 2nd ed. ©2010.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed April 11, 2018).
Issued in other formPrint version: Liu, Grant T. Liu, Volpe, and Galetta's neuro-ophthalmology : diagnosis and management. Philadelphia : Elsevier Health Sciences, ©2018 9780323340441
ISBN9780323340458 (electronic book)
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