By Gloria Wu MD
Diabetic Retinopathy: The Essentials is written for basic ophthalmologists and optometrists in addition to kinfolk practitioners, diabetologists, and internists who stumble upon diabetic sufferers every day. It makes a speciality of the analysis and administration of diabetic retinopathy from the viewpoint of the retinal specialist.
The e-book starts off with the epidemiology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy, after which covers very important subject matters reminiscent of class concerns, diagnostic checking out, exam options, new therapy modalities, sufferer administration, symptoms for vitrectomy, being pregnant issues, and educated consent. assurance comprises either common scientific matters in diabetes and in particular ophthalmologic issues. good points comprise greater than two hundred full-color pictures, case stories, and algorithms for sufferer management.
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Diabetic Retinopathy: The Essentials by Gloria Wu MD