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Main description:

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Feature:

All-inclusive formulary for ocular prescription medications

Three ways to access drug information: by disease, by product name, and by topic

Presented in table format, to facilitate quick look-up New edition includes new agents in retinal disease and glaucoma


Back cover:

The updated edition of this popular pocket guide includes new drugs available and FDA-approved since publication of the first edition and also guidance on using the growing number of drugs now prescribed for off-label purposes, such as anti-VEGF agents, used in cancer treatments, which are also being used to stop cell growth in age-related macular degeneration. Drugs are grouped by presenting disease (e.g., glaucoma, retinal disease, cataracts), and readers may also access information via the Product Index or the Subject Index. The entire book is presented in a table format to facilitate quick look-up.


Contents:

Antibacterial Agents.- Antifungal Agents.- Antiviral Agents.- Antiparasitic Agents.- Antiglaucoma Agents.- Neuro-ophthalmology.- Retina.- Antiinflammatory Agents.- Mydriatics, Cycloplegics, and Reversal Agents.- Lubricants and Viscoelastics.- Miscellaneous (Appendices) Topical Antibacterial Spectrum.- Preparing Fortified Topical Antibiotics and Oral Acetazolamide Solution.- Antifungal Activity Spectrum.- Renal Dosing for Selected Drugs.- Glaucoma Medication Preservatives.- Product Index.- Subject Index.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781441976215
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: December, 2010
Pages: 152

Subcategories: Ophthalmology and Optometry, Pharmacology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Douglas J. Rhee, MD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Associate Chief, Practice Development
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts USA

Katheryn A. Colby, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Cornea Service
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts USA

Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Professor
Jefferson Medical College
Director, Cornea Service
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts USA