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Shields textbook of glaucoma.

Author: R Rand Allingham; Karim F Damji; M Bruce Shields
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th ed.View all editions and formats
"Thoroughly updated, and now in full color, Shields' Textbook of Glaucoma, Sixth Edition is a clinically focused and practical textbook for general ophthalmologists treating patients with glaucoma. This classic text offers a rational approach to the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and presents a total care plan for the patient. This edition has five new or reconfigured chapters--management of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shields textbook of glaucoma
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Rand Allingham; Karim F Damji; M Bruce Shields
ISBN: 1469875055 9781469875057 1451147821 9781451147827 1451125062 9781451125061
OCLC Number: 753867586
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 610 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Contents --
Foreword --
Preface --
Introduction: An Overview of Glaucoma --
SECTION I: The Basic Aspects of Glaucoma --
CHAPTER 1: Cellular and Molecular Biology of Aqueous Humor Dynamics --
CHAPTER 2: Intraocular Pressure and Tonometry --
CHAPTER 3: Gonioscopy and Other Techniques for Assessing the Anterior Segment --
CHAPTER 4: Optic Nerve, Retina, and Choroid --
CHAPTER 5: Assessment of Visual Fields --
CHAPTER 6: Glaucomatous Influence on Visual Function --
SECTION II: The Clinical Forms of Glaucoma CHAPTER 7: Classification of the GlaucomasCHAPTER 8: Molecular Genetics and Pharmacogenomics of the Glaucomas --
CHAPTER 9: Clinical Epidemiology of Glaucoma --
CHAPTER 10: The Glaucoma Suspect:When to Treat? --
CHAPTER 11: Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma and Normal-Tension Glaucoma --
CHAPTER 12: Pupillary B lock Glaucomas --
CHAPTER 13: Childhood Glaucomas: Classification and Examination --
CHAPTER 14: Childhood Glaucomas: Clinical Presentation --
CHAPTER 15: Exfoliation Syndrome and Exfoliative Glaucoma CHAPTER 16: Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Corneal EndotheliumCHAPTER 17: Pigmentary and Other Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Iris and Ciliary Body --
CHAPTER 18: Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Lens --
CHAPTER 19: Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Retina, Vitreous, and Choroid --
CHAPTER 20: Glaucomas Associated with Elevated Episcleral Venous Pressure --
CHAPTER 21: Glaucomas Associated with Intraocular Tumors --
CHAPTER 22: Glaucomas Associated with Ocular Inflammation --
CHAPTER 23: Steroid-Induced Glaucoma CHAPTER 24: Glaucomas Associated with Intraocular HemorrhageCHAPTER 25: Glaucomas Associated with Ocular Trauma --
CHAPTER 26: Glaucomas after Ocular Surgery --
SECTION III: Management of Glaucoma --
CHAPTER 27: Principles of Medical Therapy and Management --
CHAPTER 28: Prostaglandins and Hyotensive Lipids --
CHAPTER 29: β-Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists --
CHAPTER 30: Adrenergic Stimulators --
CHAPTER 31: Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors --
CHAPTER 32: Cholinergic Stimulators and Hyperosmotic Agents CHAPTER 33: Neuroprotection and Other Investigational Antiglaucoma DrugsCHAPTER 34: Anatomic Principles of Glaucoma Surgery --
CHAPTER 35: Principles of Laser Surgery for Glaucoma --
CHAPTER 36: Surgery of the Anterior Chamber Angle and Iris --
CHAPTER 37: Principles of Incisional Surgery --
CHAPTER 38: Filtering Surgery --
CHAPTER 39: Glaucoma Drainage-Device Surgery --
CHAPTER 40: Medical and Surgical Treatments for Childhood Glaucomas --
CHAPTER 41: Cyclodestructive Surgery --
CHAPTER 42: Surgical Approaches for Coexisting Glaucoma and Cataract --
Other Titles: Textbook of glaucoma


Suitable for general ophthalmologists treating patients with glaucoma, this text offers a rational approach to the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and presents a total care plan for the  Read more...


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