By Robert L. Stamper MD, Marc F. Lieberman MD, Michael V. Drake MD
Authored by means of 3 well-known experts within the box, this article offers accomplished assurance of diagnostic and therapy modalities for optimum glaucoma administration. Revised all through, this re-creation offers the newest suggestions in medical exam, randomized trials, scientific remedy, laser remedy, and surgeries. countless numbers of illustrations, with many vintage black and white figures from the earlier variations supplemented with new colour pictures, depict the gains of glaucomas and step by step systems for his or her administration, whereas multiplied use of highlighted packing containers, lists, and precis tables make the fabric effortless to entry. Evidence-based and up-to-date details on all elements of the glaucomas, together with body structure, genetics, interventional trials, and new surgical innovations, supply a well-rounded beginning of data for making the main expert diagnoses and selecting the simplest process remedy. Combines the cumulative adventure of 3 well-liked glaucoma experts, addressing a whole variety of medical wishes for practitioners of all degrees, for a uniquely written coherent point of view. comprises broad references to present and traditionally vital resources to supply entire interpretation of the most recent clinical literature. Read more...
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246 The fact that the pressure can vary dramatically during a given day makes it unreasonable to assume that a single pressure taken at a specific time is representative of the average pressure the patient experiences over time. 248,249 A full 24-hour diurnal curve measurement is often prohibitively difficult to arrange in today’s climate of cost containment. A modified diurnal curve is much more practical, while still providing useful information. m. m. m. 252 Home tonometry has been suggested as a method of following patients’ pressures away from the office.
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Becker-Shaffer’s diagnosis and therapy of the glaucomas. by Robert L. Stamper MD, Marc F. Lieberman MD, Michael V. Drake MD