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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