The 8th Edition of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, written by leading experts in the field of chemical- and drug-related ocular problems, offers a concise and comprehensive reference for practitioners seeking need-to-know information on ocular toxicology. This updated and user-friendly resource features a templated format, numerous full-color illustrations, and a side effect index, all designed to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment guidance.
Key features include:
- Comprehensive coverage of drugs’ generic and trade names, primary uses, ocular and systemic side effects, and clinical significance.
- A unique side effect index, clinical photos of ocular symptoms of adverse drug reactions, and a new concise paperback format for portability.
- Expanded coverage of new drugs used in the U.S. and internationally, and updates to drug registry information to provide access to the latest data.
- Detailed discussions of principles of therapy, ocular drug delivery, methods to evaluate drug-induced visual side effects, and the role of electrophysiology and psychophysics.
- Guidelines for following patients with visual adverse drug reactions to specific drugs, which can be used as patient handouts.
- The WHO classification system to help practitioners determine the likelihood of a particular side effect occurring.
This book is an essential resource for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and busy clinicians in primary care, emergency medicine, and more who need quick, on-the-spot consultation on ocular toxicology. An enhanced eBook version is included with purchase, allowing access to all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
- Paperback: 600 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier; 8 edition (July 10, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0323653758
- ISBN-13: 978-0323653756
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 9.2 inches