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Ocular infections remain an important cause of ocular morbidity and loss of vision, yet many are preventable or curable.  Early diagnosis and prompt treatment help in the control of such infectious disorders and the prevention of blindness.  There are many infectious diseases of the eye and adnexa and knowledge of their diagnosis and management is essential to an optimal therapeutic outcome.

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Author: Alfaro & Kerrison

Published: 2/10/2014

Edition: 2

Pages: 344


This book provides the practitioner with the important information required to ensure appropriate diagnosis and management of ocular infectious diseases.  Specific clinical signs and symptoms are outlined, and the role of specific diagnostic tests, including molecular biology techniques, is explained.  All of the most common microorganisms are considered and current knowledge on the antimicrobial therapy of ocular infections is clearly summarized.  Ocular Infections will be a great help to physicians as a guide to the care of patients with ocular infectious diseases.


Table of Contents:

1.      Molecular Diagnosis of Ocular Infections

2.      Antimicrobial Agents in Ophthalmology

3.      Infections of the Orbit

4.      Infections of the Lacrimal System

5.      Infections of the Eyelids

6.      Infectious Conjunctivitis

7.      Infectious Keratitis

8.      Viral Anterior Uveitis

9.      Infections of the Posterior Segment: Ocular Tuberculosis

10.  Infections of the Posterior Segment: Ocular Syphilis

11.  Infections of the Posterior Segment: Other Bacterial Infections

12.  Infections of the Posterior Segment: Parasitic and Fungal Infections

13.  Infections of the Posterior Segment: Acute Retinal Necrosis

14.  Infections of the Posterior Segment: Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

15.  Emergent Ocular Infections

16.  Endophthalmitis


Edition:  1

Pages:  194

Product Type:  Hard Cover

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