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June 1979

Ophthalmology Study Guide

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(6):1182. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010628031

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This is the third edition of a study guide developed jointly by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. It is designed to help the medical student learn the most important concepts of diagnosis and management in the field of eye care.

The objectives of the book were developed after intensive polls had been taken among ophthalmologists, nonophthalmologists, and students. In that way, the following seven principal problem areas were developed: visual acuity, ophthalmoscopy, glaucoma, the red eye, ocular injuries, amblyopia and strabismus, and, finally, neurophthalmology. These topics are complemented by a short chapter on ocular pharmacology and a quiz. The book contains the most important and valuable references for guiding the students in ophthalmology.

This new edition contains a plate of colored microfiche photographs. These 84 pictures are a valuable addition to the usefulness of this book.

This study guide is certainly a

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