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Title Antiseptic prophylaxis and therapy in ocular infections : principles, clinical practice, and infection control / volume editors, A. Kramer, W. Behrens-Baumann
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 376 pages) : illustrations
Series Developments in ophthalmology ; v. 33
Developments in ophthalmology ; v. 33
Contents 1 Microbial colonization of the eye as target for antiseptics -- 2 The eye and conjunctiva as target of entry for infectious agents: prevention by protection and antiseptic prophylaxis -- 3 Antisepsis versus antimicrobial chemotherapy and indications for eye antisepsis -- 4 Requirements concerning antiseptics for periorbital, orbital and intraorbital application -- 4.1 Antimicrobial efficiency -- 4.2 Local tolerance -- 4.3 Systemic tolerance of antiseptics used in ophthalmology -- 4.4 Pharmacokinetics of ophthalmic drugs -- 4.5 Formulation requirements for the ophthalmic use of antiseptics -- 5 Efficacy and tolerance of selected antiseptic substances in respect of suitability for use on the eye -- 6 Importance and epidemiology of infectious eye diseases -- 7 Incidence of endophthalmitis in ophthalmic surgery -- 8 Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in ophthalmology, occurrence, sanitation measures and hygienic precautions -- 9 Nosocomial virus infections of the eye -- 10 Prophylactic indications for eye antiseptics -- 10.1 Pre-, Intra- and postoperative antisepsis in eye surgery -- 10.2 Prophylaxis against ophthalmia neonatorum -- 10.3 Measures for prevention of infection via corneal transplants -- 11 Therapeutic indications for local anti-infectives -- 11.1 Bacterial infections of the eye -- 11.2 Recommendations for isolation and antiseptic sanitation of patients with MRSA colonization or infections -- 11.3 Topical antimycotic drugs -- 11.4 Viral ocular infections: topical treatment and prevention -- 11.5 Anti-infectives against amebic keratitis -- 12 Preventive measurements to avoid the transmission of relevant pathogens after occurrence of infection -- 13 Hand hygiene -- 14 Contact lens hygiene -- 15 Antimicrobial efficacy of contact lens care products and critical comment on ISO/FDIS 14729 -- 16 Sampling and transport of specimens for microbial diagnosis of ocular infections -- Subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Eye Infections -- drug therapy.
Anti-Infective Agents, Local -- therapeutic use.
Antibiotic Prophylaxis.
Eye -- Infections.
Ophthalmic drugs.
Form Electronic book
Author Behrens-Baumann, Wolfgang.
Kramer, A. (Axel)
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 3318007803