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January 1995

Decision Making in Pediatric Ophthalmology

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Madison, Wis

Arch Ophthalmol. 1995;113(1):23. doi:10.1001/archopht.1995.01100010025013

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Medical decision making is difficult to teach and, in general, neglected in the medical literature. The difficulty in mastering management of clinical problems is compounded by the increasingly technical diagnostic techniques now commonly available, as well as by the increasingly specific subcategorization of disease entities.

The latest in the Clinical Decision Making Series from Mosby-Year Book, Decision Making in Pediatric Ophthalmology, addresses this problem by describing in a concise format an approach to decisions in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric ophthalmic problems. Like the preceding texts in the series, including Decision Making in Ophthalmology and Decision Making in Pe-diatrics, this book distills a huge amount of information on the management of clinical problems into its 348 pages.

The 137 topics contained within the book range from the routine (amblyopia, infantile esotropia) to the exotic (high-resolution surface coil magnetic resonance imaging of the pediatric eye) and are divided

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