Key Features

  • Shows how the wide range of medical conditions and their therapeutic strategies impact the delivery of eye care.
  • Familiarizes the reader with the conditions that are encountered in practice, those that may present with ocular manifestations, and those that have significant importance to medicine in general.
  • Organized in a practical, easily accessible format.
  • Uses case presentations to demonstrate clinical test interpretation, differential diagnosis, treatment, and the development of a prognosis.

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323029612
Electronic ISBN:
9780323070362

About the author

Bruce Muchnick

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief of Optometry, Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, PA