Author: Casey Albert Wood
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Author: Casey a. (Casey Albert) 1856-1942 Wood
Publisher: Wentworth Press
This book comprises an integrated review of ocular therapeutics across all relevant fields. It addresses the real-world requirements of ophthalmologists, pharmacists and optometrists, as observed through working alongside these practitioners for two decades. Knowledge surrounding agents used in ophthalmic practice has, historically, been scattered. The book facilitates understanding of ocular drug therapy by compiling all key aspects of the pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutical science, ocular biochemistry and cell biology of these agents. Chapters detail drug transfer across barriers, systemic toxicity of topically applied drugs, autonomic drugs used for diagnostics, as well as anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, glaucoma and antimicrobial therapies, and avenues for the development of new ocular drugs. Applications of extemporaneously prepared formulations are described to inform day-to-day clinical practice. The use of mucoadhesive polymers in tear substitutes, ocular drug delivery systems, stem cell therapy, pharmacogenomics and antiangiogenic ocular chemotherapy are also explored. The book also provides insights from drugs of herbal origin, and a historical perspective on drugs for ocular use. Practicing and resident ophthalmologists, optometrists, pharmacists, nursing professionals, scholars in ocular drug research and students will equally benefit from this comprehensive guide.
Author: Thirumurthy Velpandian
Annotated bibliography of surgical material published in eighteenth and nineteenth century America. Covers general surgery, gynecology, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, urology, otorhinolaryngology, neurological surgery, anesthesia, plastic surgery, and thoracic surgery.
Author: Ira M. Rutkow
Publisher: Norman Publishing
Author: Casey Albert Wood
Recipient of the 2015 PEN New England Award for Nonfiction “The arrival of a significant young nonfiction writer . . . A measured yet bravura performance.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times James Joyce’s big blue book, Ulysses, ushered in the modernist era and changed the novel for all time. But the genius of Ulysses was also its danger: it omitted absolutely nothing. Joyce, along with some of the most important publishers and writers of his era, had to fight for years to win the freedom to publish it. The Most Dangerous Book tells the remarkable story surrounding Ulysses, from the first stirrings of Joyce’s inspiration in 1904 to the book’s landmark federal obscenity trial in 1933. Written for ardent Joyceans as well as novices who want to get to the heart of the greatest novel of the twentieth century, The Most Dangerous Book is a gripping examination of how the world came to say Yes to Ulysses. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
Author: Kevin Birmingham
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The third edition of Ocular Therapeutics brings practitioners up to date with the latest advances in ophthalmic drugs. Divided into three sections, the book begins with discussion on the physiology of the eye, drug administration and the fundamental role of ocular therapeutics. The second section examines the application of ocular therapeutics in ophthalmic surgery for many different disorders and the final section discusses recent advances and future developments. This new edition has been fully updated with the addition of new drugs and delivery systems, covering all groups of drugs used worldwide in different clinical conditions of the eye. Written by recognised international experts, many from the USA, the book is presented in an easy to read format and includes nearly 430 well-illustrated colour figures, tables, flow diagrams and chemical formulas. Key points New edition bringing ophthalmologists up to date with latest advances in ophthalmic drugs Includes new drugs and delivery systems for all groups of drugs used worldwide Written by recognised international experts Nearly 430 figures, tables, flow diagrams and chemical formulas Previous edition published in 2006
Author: Ashok Garg
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
Author: Sanford Robinson Gifford
Category: Therapeutics, Ophthalmological
This is a new edition, with translation, introduction and commentary, of two short Hippocratic texts: On Sight and On Anatomy. Both content and language are closely analysed to interpret the works in the context of Greek medical writing.
Edited and translated with Introduction and Commentary
Author: Elizabeth Craik
Category: American literature
Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery focuses on emerging areas in ocular research, from new approaches to dry eye to gene therapy in the management of retinal diseases. This comprehensive book features more than 25 chapters of information that will be vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. It is the intent of this book to provide not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also in giving the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. Each chapter features some new aspect of treatment that holds great promise for the future. The approach has been to concentrate on those areas of ocular diseases that are more prevalent. It also features new insight for drug delivery and for managing devasting diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This book will serve as an important resource as it contains a number of relevant references highlighted for their importance to the field. New investigators will be able to obtain an historical perspective for each of the topics and to develop an understanding of the new research directions that are underway. Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery is more than a reference book, as it also provides an important glimpse into the near future. * Contains information that is vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. * Provides not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also gives the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. * Historical perspective for each of the topics as well as an important glimpse into the near future to develop an understanding of the new research directions underway. * New insight for drug delivery and for managing devastating diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States
Eye on New Discoveries
Author: Thomas Yorio,Abbott Clark,Martin B Wax
Publisher: Academic Press
Author: Alfred Graefe,Carl von Hess,Theodor Saemisch
Author: Solomon Solis-Cohen
Author: Julius Hirschberg,Thilo von Haugwitz,George Bartisch,Alfred Schett,Saiichi Mishima,Philippe Lanthony
Author: Julius Hirschberg,Frederick Christopher Blodi
Author: Julius Hirschberg
This compact, portable, and user-friendly clinical manual is geared to the needs of all health care professionals who treat ocular disorders. Organized and designed for rapid reference, the book is packed with information on the entire spectrum of ocular disorders and their treatment. This Second Edition is thoroughly updated, greatly expanded in scope, and includes ICD-9 codes. The book begins with a Quick Reference Section where clinicians can find vital facts about ocular microbiology, laboratory tests, ocular side effects of systemic medications, and pharmaceutical agents used in eye care. The second section contains succinct, well-organized monographs on over 150 disorders.
A Clinical Manual
Author: Bruce E. Onofrey,Leonid Skorin,Nicky R. Holdeman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Many new developments have taken place in ophthalmology since the publication of the last edition. It therefore became mandatory to revise and update the present edition. To accomplish this many new chapters have been added and the existing ones revised. Thoroughly revised and updated chapters Recent Advances in Lamellar Keratoplasty Principles of Molecular Genetics Intraocular Tumours Recent Advances in Oculoplastic Surgery Ophthalmic Electrodiagnostic Techniques Ultrasonography in Ophthalmology Ocular Coherence Tomography Anterior Segment Trauma Corneal Topography and Wavefront Sensing
Author: A.K. Gupta
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences