By Peter Scanlon, Stephen Aldington, Charles Wilkinson, David Matthews

ISBN-10: 1405170352

ISBN-13: 9781405170352

This sensible medical handbook covers the analysis, remedy - either scientific and surgical - and long term administration of eye difficulties in individuals with diabetes. aimed toward the MDT considering the care of sufferers with diabetes, it emphasizes the significance of normal screening and early prognosis and offers evidence-based information.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management PDF

Similar ophthalmology books

2011-2012 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 1: Update on General Medicine (Basic & Clinical Science Course)

Covers systemic health conditions probably to impact ophthalmic sufferers, comparable to infectious, metabolic, neurologic and cardiovascular illnesses; melanoma; and rheumatic and endocrine problems. features a dialogue of preventive medication and scientific emergencies, in addition to geriatrics and records.

Candidacy for Implantable Hearing Devices: Candidacy for Implantable Hearing Devices (Audiology and Neuro-Otology)

As a result of the great development within the box of cochlear implantation within the final two decades, it these days turns out basic while speech reception should be completed with no visible aid. the big advancements make it essential to often re-examine candidacy for implantable listening to aids. as well as the medical achievements, cochlear implants additionally offer a superb chance for uncomplicated medical study in listening to.

Ocular Infections

Ocular infections stay a major reason behind ocular morbidity and lack of imaginative and prescient, but many are preventable or curable. Early prognosis and steered therapy assist in the regulate of such infectious problems and the prevention of blindness. there are numerous infectious illnesses of the attention and adnexa and information in their analysis and administration is vital to an optimum healing final result.

Extra info for A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

Example text

All except his grandfather have been switched to gliclazide therapy and their insulin stopped. Secondary diabetes Secondary diabetes occurs as a result of trauma to the pancreas (surgery, pancreatitis, obstruction) or from the exposure of the body to agents that may affect beta-cell function (major tranquillizers, beta-blockers, thiazide diuretics) or induce insulin resistance (steroids). There are hormone diseases associated with secondary diabetes – Cushing’s disease, acromegaly, phaeochromocytoma – where the secretory product induces insulin resistance.

Of 418 with no proliferative DR at first visit, 7% developed proliferative DR after 4 years and worsening of DR in 34%. Of 320 people with type 2 diabetes diagnosed at ≥30 years with no DR at first visit, 34% developed DR after 4 years. Of 486 with no proliferative DR at first visit, 2% developed proliferative DR after 4 years and worsening of DR occurred in 25%. Age The Wisconsin Epidemiological Study40,41,66 demonstrated that in those whose age of diagnosis was less than 30 years and who had diabetes of 10 years duration or less, the severity of retinopathy was related to older age at examination.

Secondary diabetes Secondary diabetes occurs as a result of trauma to the pancreas (surgery, pancreatitis, obstruction) or from the exposure of the body to agents that may affect beta-cell function (major tranquillizers, beta-blockers, thiazide diuretics) or induce insulin resistance (steroids). There are hormone diseases associated with secondary diabetes – Cushing’s disease, acromegaly, phaeochromocytoma – where the secretory product induces insulin resistance. Beta-cell failure can be caused by haemochromatosis and by tropical calcific disease.

Download PDF sample

Download A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management by Peter Scanlon, Stephen Aldington, Charles Wilkinson, David PDF
Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 49 votes
[an error occurred while processing the directive]