Summary and Info
Covers systemic medical conditions most likely to affect ophthalmic patients, such as infectious, metabolic, neurologic and cardiovascular diseases; cancer; and rheumatic and endocrine disorders. Includes a discussion of preventive medicine and medical emergencies, as well as geriatrics and statistics. Ophthalmic considerations are highlighted throughout. Contains numerous updated references and tables listing the names, indications and side effects of antibiotic, antihypertensive and anticancer drugs. Recently revised 2010 2011.