Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology With CD-ROM, 3rd Edition
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The Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology combines the highest-quality colour photographs, clinical descriptions and explanatory line drawings to provide an outstanding and accessible visual reference of ocular disease and its clinical signs.
The book systematically covers examination, investigation and diagnosis of all the common and many of the rarer ophthalmic disorders. Illustrations of the embryology, histology, pathology and systemic diseases are included as appropriate to elucidate the clinical information. The new edition has been exhaustively updated throughout, with over 1000 new illustrations, many chapters written by new contributors and new, up-to-the-minute information on refractive surgery and LASIK.
From the reviews of the second edition
"It is a bounty of superbly chosen photographs.... this atlas is unsurpassed in its representational clarity.... A definite visual feast, this book is a prize for any bookshelf." (American Journal of Ophthalmology)
"The authors are superb teachers, and the book is an excellent educational medium." (Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Annual)
"It is always easy to find criticism of a book is one looks hard enough. In this book it seems pointless... it is a superb atlas and I strongly recommend it as a pictorial addition to every clinician's library." (Clinical and Experimental Optometry)
First edition: Winner of the Abbott Prize for Medical Writing
New to This Edition
Published ReviewsDoody's Rating: * * *
The long-awaited third edition of Spalton's acclaimed Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology is a comprehensive collection of beautiful photographs, illustrations, and well-written, clinically relevant text. The CD-ROM, which enables easy access to digital images, is a welcome addition to this edition, which has been 11 years in the making.
This is a gorgeous pedagogic tool that is unmatched in photographic quality and clarity of illustrations. This gem is greatly enhanced by the user-friendly CD-ROM that enables easy incorporation of digital images into presentation formats. It is a "must-have" for any reference shelf.
Weighted Numerical Score: 87
"The atlas contains an excellent compendium of clinical pictures, slit-lamp photos, photomicrographs, electron micrographs and illustrations spanning a wide spectrum of ophthalmic topics. A CD-ROM is included with the book and contains not only the illustrations from the atlas, but also useful internet links. ... This atlas is a welcome reference for any ophthalmologist's library." --Ocular Surgery News, August 1, 2005
"It is a bounty of superbly chosen photographs... This atlas is unsurpassed in its representational clarity... A definite visual feast, this book is a prize for any bookshelf." - American Journal of Ophthalmology, review of the previous edition
"It is always easy to find criticism of a book is one looks hard enough. In this book it seems pointless... It is a superb atlas and I strongly recommend it as a pictorial addition to every clinician's library." - Clinical & Experimental Optometry, review of the previous edition
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