by Robert B. Nussenblatt, MD, and Scott M. Whitcup, MD, 448 pp,with illus, $125, ISBN 0-323-02237-5, Philadelphia, Pa, Mosby/Elsevier Science,2003.
Drs Nussenblatt and Whitcup have introduced the third edition of Uveitis: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice, which offersthe latest information on medical, pharmacological, and surgical treatmentsof uveitis in a well-organized, concise, and highly readable format that providesthe physician with both a comprehensive and practical approach to the diagnosisand treatment of inflammatory ocular disease. Specifically, the third editionincludes new chapters on scleritis and ocular surface disease as well as revisedchapters on AIDS and immunomodulation. It also includes an updated separatecollection of color plates that complement the extensive black-and-white photographsused throughout the book. Because the book is written (rather than edited)by its authors, the reader is provided with a cohesive, personal approachto the subject matter, including personal clinical experience, anecdotes,and case reports.
Uveitis: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice, 3rd ed. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122(11):1737-1738. doi:10.1001/archopht.122.11.1737