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July 1993

Clinical Ophthalmology: A Self-Assessment Guide

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Madison, Wis

Arch Ophthalmol. 1993;111(7):908. doi:10.1001/archopht.1993.01090070026010

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Preparation for postgraduate examinations in ophthalmology is a task faced by residents and fellows and, in the future, practicing ophthalmologists. In Clinical Ophthalmology: A Self-Assessment Guide, Patrick Watts, Senior Registrar of the Prince Charles Eye Unit in Windsor, England, provides 200 multiple-choice questions designed to provide practice in answering these types of questions and to act as a study guide. The book is intended as a companion to Jack Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach1 and is organized similarly into 15 sections covering the breadth of ophthalmology. Increased emphasis is placed on ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery and on retinal and vitreal disease, with three sections devoted to the former and four sections to the.latter.

The book does an excellent job of covering a broad range of subjects frequently encountered in postgraduate examinations in ophthalmology, and serves its intended purpose as a study guide quite well. American residents and

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