Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents by American Academy of Ophthalmology, Cynthia A. Bradford

Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents

Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents American Academy of Ophthalmology, Cynthia A. Bradford ebook
Format: djvu
Publisher: American Academy of Ophthalmology
ISBN: 1560553618, 9781560553618
Page: 236

As commenters on an DRH Econlog post just one day ago pointed out, the constraint on new doctors isn't really medical-school admissions, it is "residency" training slots. Compare this to the clinical training medical students must have before they can become board certified in family practice, general internal medicine or pediatrics (the three primary care specialties in medicine). During med school, in the third and fourth year, For an idea of what they do during that residency, you can find a broad outline of the curriculum for a three-year family practice residency at Penn Medicine on its website. Who would want to go into primary care medicine now? Year of study A recent review of the literature concluded that there are predictable factors which influence recruitment and retention of primary care physicians in rural areas [9]. This pocket-sized atlas is a valuable resource for clinicians, residents, and students in ophthalmology, optometry, primary care, and emergency medicine. Provisioning ophthalmic services at primary-care entails refractive error correction (myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, and presbyopia), cataract – detection, management and referral for surgical intervention, managing chronic disease complications such as diabetic Measurement of visual acuity; Treatment for basic eye infections such as conjunctivitis, blepharitis; Detection of eye conditions such as pterygium, cataract, glaucoma, retinopathy for further referral. Residency Instead of classifying us as osteopathic physicians it merely states "All doctors consisting of Primary Care Providers, Generalists, and Medical Specialists including Ophthalmologists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Osteopaths. Consistent presentation throughout the book enhances ease of use. To obtain basic demographic information of the student respondents;. Students from 4 colleges and they consistently complain that the AOA serves no purpose for them because they want to seek the best residency [many times allopathic] and the AOA won't approve it because there are D.O. Why not just let physician's assistants and nurse practitioners care for people with non life threatening illnesses (sore throat, stuffy nose, etc)to increase the supply of medical providers? The study was conducted among first- and second-year undergraduate medical students using a semi-structured questionnaire developed by the authors using inputs from the literature and their experiences of teaching medical students. This concise text is an ideal complement to the medical student curriculum and is an important text for primary care residents and physicians.

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