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Clinical Medicine in Optometric Practice

This updated new edition is a practical guide to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of systemic disorders as they relate to primary eye care. It incorporates a multidisciplinary approach, from the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, to testing and diagnosis methods, to medical and surgical management. Clinical Medicine in Optometric Practice, 2nd Edition provides the reader with the information needed to make informed decisions about patient management, such as identifying symptoms and their related disorders, and knowing when to refer patients to a medical specialist.

Hardbound, 416 Pages

Published: October 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02961-2

Contents

  • DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES:

    1. The Physical Exam

    2. The Neurologic Exam

    3. Laboratory Medicine

    4. Radiology

    CLINICAL MEDICINE IN OPTOMETRIC PRACTICE:

    5. Cardiovascular Disease

    6. Cerebrovascular Disease

    7. Renal Disease

    8. Pulmonary Disease

    9. Thyroid-eye Disease

    10. Diabetes Mellitus

    11. Collagen-vascular Disease

    12. Gastrointestinal Disease

    13. Infectious Diseases

    14. Hematology and Oncology

    15. Handling In-office Medical Emergencies

    THE EYE IN SYSTEMIC DISEASE:

    16. The Anterior Segment in Systemic Disease (Uveitis)

    17. The Posterior Segment in Systemic Disease

    PHARMACOLOGY AND THE EYE

    Appendix i: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Drugs

    Appendix ii: Systemic Manifestations of Ocular Drugs

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