Catalogue Number: 875
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: KANSKI Jack J
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1984
Edition: 1st Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: St Louis
Publisher/Manufacturer: The CV Mosby Company
Description Of Item: Original green boards, 17 sections, numerous colour illustrations.
Historical Significance: This book quickly became a standard text book for teaching optometry students for several decades from the mid 1980s. It was published i for trainee ophthalmologists. It has had numerous editions (6th edition was in 2007). At the time this book was published he was FRCS and consultant Surgeon, Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor UK. Kanski is a prolific writer of text books. He has published Ocular inflammatory disease (2006), Clinical ophthalmology : a self-assessment companion (2007), Ophthalmology in focus (2005), Diseases of the macula : a practical approach (2002), Illustrated tutorials in clinical ophthalmology (2001), Glaucoma : a colour manual of diagnosis and treatment (1989), Disorders of the vitreous, retina, and choroid (1983), Retinal detachment : a colour manual of diagnosis and treatment (1994), Case presentations in medical ophthalmology (1991),Synopsis of ophthalmology.(1990), Cataract and lens implant surgery : a systematic manual (1985), Test yourself atlas in ophthalmology (2008), Ophthalmology--what shall I do?(1989), Diseases of the ocular fundus (2005), Clinical diagnosis in ophthalmology (2006), Systemic diseases and the eye : signs and differential diagnosis (2001) and many more.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum (Abebooks $130 Aug 2008)
Date Acquired: Sept 2008
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note. Folios