Key Features

  • Leaders in the field provide need-to-know information on all aspects of ocular toxicology—all in one concise reference.
  • Data from the National Registry of Drug Induced Ocular Side-Effects (Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR) and the World Health Organization (Uppsala, Sweden) help you recognize and avoid drug-induced ocular side effects.
  • A highly templated format makes retrieval of essential knowledge quick and easy.
  • A wealth of full-color photographs provide vivid, visual diagnostic guidance.
  • The latest information on approved medications helps you stay up to date and provide state-of-the-art care.
  • Extensive coverage of principles of therapy, ocular drug delivery, methods to evaluate drug-induced visual side effects, and the role of electrophysiology and psychophysics gives you the knowledge you need to manage any challenge in ocular toxicology
  • Authoritative guidance on ocular drugs and their use in pregnancy helps you safely manage the unique needs of these patients.
  • The inclusion of the WHO classification system helps you determine whether a particular side effect is certain, probable, or likely to occur.

Table of Contents

Instructions to Users

1 Principles of Therapy, Focke Ziemssen, MD, Manfred Zierhut, MD

2 Ocular Drug Delivery and Ocular Toxicology, Frederick T. “Fritz” Fraunfelder, MD

3 Methods to Evaluate Drug-Induced Visual Side Effects, Wiley A. Chambers, MD

4 Electrophysiology testing in Ocular Toxicology, Eberhart Zrenner, MD

5 National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD, Frederick T. “Fritz” Fraunfelder, MD

6 Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplements - An Overview Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD

7 Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects

Section 1 – Anti-Infectives

* AIDS-Related Agents * Amebicides * Antihelmintics * Antibiotics * Antifungal Agents * Antileprosy Agents * Antimalarial Agents * Antiprotozoal Agents * Antitubercular Agents

Section 2 – Agents Affecting the Central Nervous System

* Analeptics * Anorexiants * Antianxiety Agents * Anticonvulsants * Antidepressants * Antipsychotic Agents * Psychedelic Agents * Sedatives and Hypnotics

Section 3 – Analgesics, Narcotic Antagonists, and Agents Used to Treat Arthritis

* Agents Used to Treat Gout * Antirheumatic Agents * Mild Analgesics * Narcotic Antagonists* Strong Analgesics

Section 4 – Agents Used in Anesthesia

* Adjuncts to Anesthesia * General Anesthesia* Local Anesthetics * Therapeutic Gases

Section 5 – Gastrointestinal Agents

* Agents Used to Treat Acid Peptic Disorders * Antacids * Antiemetics * Antilipidemic Agents * Antispasmodics * Gastrointestinal and Urinary Tract Stimulants

Section 6 – Cardiac, Vascular and Renal Agents

* Agents Used to Treat Migraine * Antianginal Agents * Antiarrythmic Agents * Antihypertensive Agents * Bronchodilators * Diuretics * Osmotics * Peripheral Vasodilators * Vasopressors

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Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781437719673
Print ISBN:
9781416046738

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