Ocular Effects of Systemic Medications

Ocular Effects of Systemic Medications - #27

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Identify and manage ophthalmic complications of systemic medications.

Geriatric inpatients and outpatients seen by an eye care provider.

Identifying systemic medications as the etiology of ocular signs and symptoms in a geriatric patient.

To identify and manage ophthalmic complications of systemic medications commonly used in geriatric patients.(1)

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This GFF ___ my competence in geriatrics.

Kathryn Barbieri, Cristin Subramanian MD, Jonathan Skarie PhD, MD, Bhavna Sheth MD, Edmund Duthie MD

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.