Prevention of severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions: the emerging value of pharmacogenetic screening
- A Case of Protruding Eyeballs and Diminishing Vision. Biswas, Rakesh; Gupta, Saroj; Dahiya, Sumit; Kiran, Shashi; Girish, B. V.; Kasthuri, A. S. // Clinical Medicine: Case Reports;2009, Vol. 2, p73
This case report discusses issues related to a 56-year-old man from Bangalore who presented with complaints of a gradual protrusion of his eyeballs along with diminishing vision for the previous month. The approach to diagnosis and management issues around this unusual presentation is dicussed.
- Amblyopia treatment outcomes after screening before or at age 3 years: follow up from randomised trial. Williams, C; Northstone, K; Harrad, R A; Sparrow, J M; Harvey, I // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/29/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7353, p1549
Abstract Objective: To assess the effectiveness of early treatment for amblyopia in children. Design: Follow up of outcomes of treatment for amblyopia in a randomised controlled trial comparing intensive orthoptic screening at 8, 12, 18, 25, 31, and 37 months (intensive group) with orthoptic...
- Screening Using Compressed Digital Retinal Images Successfully Identifies Retinopathy. Leese, Graham P.; Ellingford, Angela; Morris, Andrew D.; Ellis, John D.; Cunningham, Scott // Diabetes Care;Jan2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p247
Presents a letter to the editor of "Diabetes Care" regarding the finding that screening using compressed digital retinal images successfully identifies retinopathy.
- What Do We Do When the Alcohol Screen Is Positive? Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician;2/1/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p638
Discusses the study 'Screening and Brief Intervention for Excessive Alcohol Use: Qualitative Interview Study of the Experiences of General Practitioners,' by A. Beich et al., from the October 19, 2002 issue of the 'British Medical Journal.'
- PICTORIAL CASE STUDY. Watkins, Jean // GP: General Practitioner;7/10/2009, p45
The article presents a case study of a man who suffered small raised, reddened area in the nasal corner of his eye and a slight itching. The diagnosis is pterygium which is common in men over the age of 40 who have been exposed to increased ultraviolet light. It mentions that the condition can...
- A qualitative investigation of visual tasks with which to assess distance-specific visual function. Atkinson, Mark; Tally, Steven; Heichel, Chris; Kozak, Igor; Leich, Jennifer; Levack, Ashley // Quality of Life Research;Mar2013, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p437
Background: The ability to perform many daily tasks relies on good visual acuity at various distances. A review of existing measures of visual function revealed gaps in task content, particularly tasks that rely on intermediate vision. Purpose: This research sought to extend the content base and...
- DEFINING LITERACY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE BLIND OR WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF STAKEHOLDERS. Ye Wang; Shariffa Khalid Qais Al-Said // Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research;Winter2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p99
We explored the notion of what constitutes literacy, particularly as it pertains to individuals who are blind or with visual impairments, including those that do not use Braille as their primary way to access and produce text. Four groups of stakeholders participated in the study: a) college...
- Pseudomyopia in intermittent exodeviation. Jayakumar, Manjula; Kaul, Shalini; Jayakumar, Navin // Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2012, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p578
The article presents a case study of a 29-year-old male with complaints of squint and blurred vision. The patient underwent bilateral lateral rectus recession and he was diagnosed with pseudomyopia. The article discusses the existence of pseudomyopia in patients with intermittent squints and...
- A [c.566-2A>G] heterozygous mutation in the PAX6 gene causes aniridia with mild visual impairment. Beby, F.; Dieterich, K.; Calvas, P. // Eye;May2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p657
The article presents a case study of a four-month-old female who was referred to a hospital for dilated pupils with photophobia. Her parents noticed saccadic eye movements that were prominent in the first weeks of her life and tended to decrease gradually. It discusses a rare PAX6 mutation that...