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Manual of Tonography.

Manual of Tonography. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In his preface, the author states that he wished to provide a concise useful manual. He has achieved his goal as the monograph is compact, well organized, and oriented toward practical clinical problems. A brief description of the historical background of the development of tonography provides an introduction to the material found in the manual. In elucidating tonographic theory, appropriate emphasis is placed on assumptions and potential errors inherent in the measurement. Consideration of tonographic equipment is complete, noting advantages and disadvantages as well as practical problems and relative costs of various tonometers, recorders, and allied equipment. With meticulous attention to the smallest details, tonographic technique is carefully explained, as is the calculation and correction of results. Because of the practical approach, this section should be of benefit to the tonographic technician as well as the clinician. Clinical tonography is critically considered as to its usefulness as well as practical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Manual of Tonography.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In his preface, the author states that he wished to provide a concise useful manual. He has achieved his goal as the monograph is compact, well organized, and oriented toward practical clinical problems. A brief description of the historical background of the development of tonography provides an introduction to the material found in the manual. In...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1972 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020364027
Publisher site
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In his preface, the author states that he wished to provide a concise useful manual. He has achieved his goal as the monograph is compact, well organized, and oriented toward practical clinical problems. A brief description of the historical background of the development of tonography provides an introduction to the material found in the manual. In elucidating tonographic theory, appropriate emphasis is placed on assumptions and potential errors inherent in the measurement. Consideration of tonographic equipment is complete, noting advantages and disadvantages as well as practical problems and relative costs of various tonometers, recorders, and allied equipment. With meticulous attention to the smallest details, tonographic technique is carefully explained, as is the calculation and correction of results. Because of the practical approach, this section should be of benefit to the tonographic technician as well as the clinician. Clinical tonography is critically considered as to its usefulness as well as practical

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1972

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