Second edition of a textbook on Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology.
|Article Type:||Book review|
|Subject:||Books (Book reviews)|
|Publication:||Name: Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 American Foundation for the Blind ISSN: 0145-482X|
|Issue:||Date: Oct, 2010 Source Volume: 104 Source Issue: 10|
|Topic:||NamedWork: Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology, 2d ed. (Nonfiction work)|
|Persons:||Reviewee: Brodsky, Michael C.|
The first edition of Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology, by Michael C.
Brodsky, presented the clinical characteristics, diagnostic evaluation,
and therapeutic options for the common neuro-ophthalmologic disorders of
childhood, and described the processes involved in the clinical
management of these disorders. In the nearly 14 years since the first
edition was published, technical advances in neuroimaging have given
rise to a more integrated mechanistic classification of
neuro-ophthalmological disease in children. Researchers'
understanding of neuro-developmental disorders of the visual system has
expanded and the underlying concept of disease pathogenesis has been
revised and in some cases overturned. "Bearing witness to these
remarkable advancements has compelled me to enhance and expand the first
edition," writes the author in the preface to the second edition.
"These conditions are fun to diagnose, fascinating to understand,
and gratifying to manage." The 550-page hardcover book is available
for a cost of $219. For more information, contact: Springer, 233 Spring
Street, New York, NY 10013; phone: 212-460-1500; e-mail:
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