By Eric P. Purdy, MD
Covers systemic health conditions probably to impact ophthalmic sufferers, comparable to infectious, metabolic, neurologic and cardiovascular illnesses; melanoma; and rheumatic and endocrine issues. features a dialogue of preventive medication and scientific emergencies, in addition to geriatrics and records. Ophthalmic concerns are highlighted all through. includes quite a few up-to-date references and tables directory the names, symptoms and unintended effects of antibiotic, antihypertensive and anticancer medicines. lately revised 2010 2011.
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2011-2012 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 1: Update on General Medicine (Basic & Clinical Science Course) by Eric P. Purdy, MD