This week, we talk about comprehensive ophthalmology and general tips for the ophthalmology rotation for the medical student learner with Dr. Thomas Oetting from the University of Iowa
After listening to this episode, medical students should be able to:
Acquire a general understanding of the breadth of practice in comprehensive ophthalmology
Describe the basic work-up for an eye patient and “vital signs” of the eye
Understand the basic functions of the slit lamp
Describe some key patient considerations when evaluating cataracts
4:15 What is comprehensive ophthalmology?
7:59 Is there anything you recommend medical students should brush up on before their first day in comprehensive ophthalmology?
13:15 What can medical students do in comprehensive ophthalmology clinic that you have found helpful or useful, that was also beneficial for student learning?
23:20 Thoughts on the “vital signs of the eye”
33:00 A brief aside on hippus
35:58 Pearls and pitfalls for the slit lamp exam
43:10 Insight on cataract evaluation
52:05 Approaching the cataract OR
1:03:00 Closing remarks
Basic Eye Exam (including slit lamp) - https://webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu/eyeforum/atlas-video/basic-eye-exam.htm
Cataract surgery for greenhorns - https://eyerounds.org/tutorials/cataract-oetting.htm
AAO Careers in Ophthalmology: Comprehensive Ophthalmology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vHrwcKk9S8
Hippus by Stanley Thompson: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/575589
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