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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Oxford, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eye -- Diseases.,
  • Tropical medicine.,
  • Eye Diseases.,
  • Tropical Climate.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Sandford-Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE48 .S32 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL660272M
    ISBN 100750625449
    LC Control Number97005631


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Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition covers common eye diseases, particularly those that cause blindness and can be treated or prevented.

The book starts by describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the Edition: 2. The diseases of hot climates are traditionally called tropical diseases, although some hot countries are not exactly in the tropics.

These diseases can be influenced directly by the heat or can be spread by insect or other carriers found in hot climates. The eye is an external organ and so it is particularly affected by the environment.

Diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy now feature more prominently, but all the main causes of blindness, including cataract, are covered. The book starts with an excellent review of global blindness, its propensity for hot climates, the impact of VISION and the community eye health approach to prevention and.

Eye Diseases In Hot Climates Fifth Edition This well-established textbook focuses on the management of preventable and treatable causes of blindness in developing countries Written specifically to address the needs of doctors, nurses and medical assistants involved in managing eye patients in tropical and developing nations, Eye Diseases in Hot Cited by: Eye Diseases in Hot Climates is the only eye textbook specifically written for developing countries and the tropics.

Focusing on common and important diseases, and especially those that are the major cause of blindness in developing countries, it is written from a clinical perspective but also emphasises what can be done in prevention and primary health s: 0.

Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition covers common eye diseases, particularly those that cause blindness and can be treated or prevented.

The book starts by describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the eye. The text then discusses clinical methods of eye examination, with focus Pages:   Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of eye diseases in hot or tropical countries.

This book examines the features of basic eye care, including careful planning, cost effectiveness, mobility, cooperation between various sciences, methods and resources, and an emphasis on Edition: 2. Eye Diseases in Hot Climates.

Eye diseases differ from country to country and even within the same country from community to community and knoweledge of the disease pattern in a given. Editions for Eye Diseases in Hot Climates: (Paperback published in ), (ebook published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 2.

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Eye Diseases in Hot Climates [Smith, rd-] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eye Diseases in Hot Climates. Eye Diseases in Hot Climates. By John Sandford-Smith. Pp £ Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, ISBN This is the 3rd edition of John Sandford-Smith’s excellent companion volume to his Eye Surgery in Hot Climates.

Its purpose is to be a practical guide for the hard pressed health worker, doctor, nurse, or medical assistant. The Author: F D Green. Eye diseases in hot climates (5th edition) It is now almost 30 years since this excellent text was first published and ten years since the 4th edition.

The book has become a staple for all eye health professionals who have worked in places where blindness is. Also included are chapters on paediatric eye disease and visual impairment, and a practical guide to the diagnosis of common eye disorders.

Thoroughly revised and updated both in terms of text and illustration, Eye Diseases in Hot Climates Fifth Edition continues to provide relevant, practical advice for health care providers caring for eye. As it is addressed mainly to the nonspecialists, the book is not rich in the technical details more commonly found in books written primarily for the practicing ophthalmologist.

The author has chosen to use "hot climate" instead of "tropical" in referring to this particular group of eye diseases because these diseases are also present in hot Author: Maida Paulin Antigua.

Also included are chapters on paediatric eye disease and visual impairment, and a practical guide to the diagnosis of common eye disorders. Thoroughly revised and updated both in terms of text and illustration, Eye Diseases in Hot Climates Fifth Edition continues to provide relevant, practical advice for health care providers caring for eye 5/5(1).

Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition covers common eye diseases, particularly those that cause blindness and can be treated or prevented.

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Title: Eye Diseases in Hot Climates. Eye Diseases in Hot Climates is a comprehensive clinical textbook which covers the whole range of eye diseases but concentrates on the major preventable and treatable causes of world blindness.

The fourth edition of the book contains new chapters on practical refraction, HIV/AIDS and the eye, and children’s eye diseases.

Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition covers common eye diseases, particularly those that cause blindness and can be treated or prevented. The book starts by describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the : Elsevier Science. Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of eye diseases in hot or tropical countries.

This book examines the features of basic eye care, including careful planning, cost effectiveness, mobility, cooperation between various sciences, methods and resources, and an emphasis on prevention.

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This book examines the features of basic eye care, including careful planning, cost effectiveness, mobility, cooperation between various sciences, methods and resources, and an emphasis on. The French translation of the 4th edition of Eye Diseases in Hot Climates (Maladies oculaires sous les climats chauds) by John Sandford-Smith Published by FA Thorpe Publishing ISBN This book is now FREE of CHARGE, plus postage and packing.

Eye Diseases in Hot Climates - - John Sandford-Smith - Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition covers common eye diseases, particularly those that cause blindness and can be treated or prevented. The book starts by describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the eye.

The text then discusses clinical methods of eye examination, with focus on prevention; the. Book Reviews. Ophthalmology. This book focuses on diseases and associated issues causing visual impairment and blindness in the low socio-economically developed parts of the world.

The Fourth Edition of Eye Surgery in Hot Climates by William Dean and John Sandford-Smith has made a debut at a time when there is a surge of interest in. There are many environmental factors that can contribute to dry eye syndrome. These include dry, hot, or windy climates, high altitudes, air-conditioned rooms, and cigarette smoke.

Contact lens wearers, people with drier skin, and the elderly are more likely to develop dry eye syndrome. If your eyes are constantly itchy or dry, you may have dry eye syndrome, which affects almost 10 million Americans.

Dry eye syndrome is caused by a lack of, or poor quality of, tears. Tears lubricate the outer layer of the eye called the cornea. If the tears are not composed of a proper balance of mucous, water, and oil, the eye becomes irritated. This condition is more common in dry climates. Dry eye symptoms also increase with activities such as driving, computer work, and playing video games.

There are simple things that can be done to reduce the affects of dry eye and can be discussed with our doctors. Keep reading to find out some of the signs and symptoms of dry eye syndrome. Buy Eye Diseases in Hot Climates by Smith S John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Antibiotics for trachoma (Cochrane review) AIHW Indigenous eye health measures (e-Report)Author: Despina Moisidis. There are many factors that can contribute to dry eye syndrome.

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Eye Diseases in Hot Climates, Second Edition covers common eye diseases, particularly those that cause blindness and can be treated or prevented. The book starts by describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the eye.

The text then discusses clinical methods of eye examination, with focus on prevention; the principles of treatment; disorders. Macular degeneration - a disease that destroys sharp, central vision. Diabetic eye problems.

Conjunctivitis - an infection also known as pinkeye. Your best defense is to have regular checkups, because eye diseases do not always have symptoms. Early detection and treatment could prevent vision loss.

See an eye care professional right away if you. The structure of the eye is complex and will be explained below in a brief outline under “eye anatomy”. It will be further detailed where it is needed in each of the subchapters.

Children’s eyes are more difficult to assess as they find it more difficult to sit still and cannot answer questions as precisely as adults.