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Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology
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Rapid advances in pathogenetic insight, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, and basic research continuously influence the state of the art in ophthalmology. This comprehensive encyclopedia offers a systematic and complete source of information including basic principles and novel updates, both clinical and scientific.

The encyclopaedic format offers comprehensive access to focused information on all relevant topics in a clear and user-friendly manner. The spectrum ranges from short definitions, cross references, acronyms to disease chapters including epidemiology, symptoms and differential diagnosis, sections on diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, and comprehensive scientific summaries describing recent findings as well as results from relevant studies. The material is presented in a standardized, uniform and concise way throughout all clinical and academic sections. High-quality images highlight visual information and tables and graphs summarize important data. The encyclopaedia is available in book and electronic format and is supplemented by a CD-ROM, which is linked to relevant ophthalmologic journals and is continuously updated. All chapters are authored by leading experts in the specific field. The target audiences are clinicians in ophthalmology and related specialties, researchers, and students.


Bietet topaktuelles Wissen über das gesamte Gebiet der Ophthalmologie

Systematisch, übersichtlich und leserfreundlich strukturiert (A-Z)

Gesamte Information wird durch zahlreiche Farbabbildungen und Tabellen veranschaulicht

Geschrieben von weltweit anerkannten Spezialisten

In gedruckter Version mit CD-ROM und als elektronische Online Version erhältlich

Verlinkt mit drei relevanten STM Fachzeitschriften (Graefechr(


A-Z.- Basic Science, Disease, Diagnostic Procedures, Symptoms and Signs.- Pharmacotherapy, Non-Pharmacotherapy.- General etc.


ISBN-13: 9783540690016
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: November, 2017
Pages: 2000
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Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, General Practice, Genetics, Ophthalmology and Optometry


Dr. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth is Professor and Chair of the University Eye Hospital in Vienna, Austria. She is a very well-known expert in the field of Ophthalmology and received several Awards, such as the Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Johnson Award for Macular Research from the University of Washington and the Research Award by the German Ophthalmological Society.


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