Clinical Ocular Toxicology

1st Edition

Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects

Authors: Frederick Fraunfelder Frederick Fraunfelder Wiley Chambers
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416046738
eBook ISBN: 9781437719673
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 12th June 2008
Page Count: 384


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.

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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About the Author

Frederick Fraunfelder

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA; (Kelly)

Frederick Fraunfelder

Affiliations and Expertise

Roy E. Mason and Elizabeth Patee Mason Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Mason Eye Institute, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA

Wiley Chambers