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June 1958

Therapeutique médicale oculaire: Tome I.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1958;59(6):982. doi:10.1001/archopht.1958.00940070196029

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Abstract

A large and impressive list of well-known ophthalmologists over the world have contributed to this volume on medical therapeutics in ophthalmology, published in French. In America the following ophthalmologists have contributed: Drs. Walter S. Atkinson, John G. Bellows, Hermann M. Burian, Virgil G. Casten, Ramon Castroviejo, Derrick Vail, Herman Elwyn, Michael J. Hogan, Robert Hollenhorst, Irving H. Leopold, Charles L. Schepens, David Shoch, Saul Sugar, Frederick H. Theodore, and Phillips Thygeson. It is a monumental work. The first volume contains an analytical nomenclature of drugs and their pharmacodynamics. There is also a section on physical agents such as radiotherapy, β-radiation, radioisotopes, ionophoresis, light therapy, ultrasonic therapy, freezing, aerosols, and mechanotherapy, and there is even a chapter on the effects of climate. The rest of the volume is concerned with the therapeutics of the eye and its adnexa, the first volume treating the external eye and the second volume, the retina,

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