Written by international authorities in ocular toxicology, including the Founder of The National Registry of Drug-Induced Side Effects and its current Director, this essential resource provides the clinically relevant information you need to effectively diagnose and manage herbal, chemical, and drug-related ocular problems. Comprehensive coverage of all drugs’ generic and trade drug names, primary uses, ocular and systemic side effects, and clinical significance make this book - like its best-selling predecessor, Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects - the ideal reference for quick, on-the-spot consultation.
- 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.
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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- © Saunders 2008
- 12th June 2008
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