Care of the Ophthalmic Patient A Guide for Nurses and Health Professionals

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ContributionsAndrew B. Tullo (Editor), John P. Perry (Editor)
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FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL9683184M
ISBN 101565933346
ISBN 109781565933347
OCLC/WorldCa33867793

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Whilst this book is primarily compiled for nurses who care for patients with eye disease, it will be useful to other health professionals who are also interested in the holistic ca re of such patients, e.g. opticians, orthop­ tists, social workers and junior medical staff.

The book usefully includes an appendix list of a range of eye health care support addresses with websites, and also a glossary of ophthalmic terms. Colour images are found collected towards the back of the book and, although rather condensed and without spacing around the individual slides, which would enhance the images further, nevertheless.

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opticians, orthop­ tists, social workers and junior medical by: 1. The third section takes a systematic approach to patient care, working from the front to the back of the eye, discussing some of the common disorders affecting each structure (such as the lens or cornea) or group of structures (such as the eyelids or lacrimal drainage system).

The book concludes with a very useful glossary of ophthalmic terms. Whilst this book is primarily compiled for nurses who care for patients with eye disease, it will be useful to other health professionals who are also interested in the holistic ca re of such patients, e.g.

opticians, orthop­ tists, social Care of the Ophthalmic Patient book and junior medical staff. The care is presented as. Patient Education This sections is the largest and most difficult section.

I put this chapter first because it is good to get the largest section out of the way, but in reality the material in this chapter calls in material from chapters that come after it. You may have to jump around the a book a little to get the most out of this chapter.

Surgery There are a lot of surgeries that. The third section takes a systematic approach to patient care, working from the front to the back of the eye, discussing some of the common disorders affecting each structure (such as the lens or cornea) or group of structures (such as the eyelids or lacrimal drainage system).

The book concludes with a very useful glossary of ophthalmic terms/5(4). Well-trained technicians, assistants and nurses are vital to the ophthalmic patient care team.

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It includes evidence-based procedures for care of ophthalmic patients on the ward, in outpatients, day care and casualty. The third edition includes more on professional issues and specialist nursing roles, differentiates adult and. Basic Ophthalmic Pharmacology; Human Microbiology; Plus, the video Dilating Drops: Patient Safety and Liability Risks.

Learning Objectives: Discuss the basics of ophthalmic assisting. Describe the underlying principle of ophthalmic assisting. Describe skills required to be a successful ophthalmic assistant.

This book, while combining depth and breadth of content does so in an accessible manner which enables it to be used as a comprehensive resource not just for ophthalmic professionals, but for any health care professional who cares for patients with eye : Janet Marsden.

One Principles of Ophthalmic Care.- 1 Models for ophthalmic nursing practice.- 2 Principles of care of the visually handicapped person.- 3 Examination of the eye.- 4 Principles of patient care in the (ophthalmic) accident and emergency department.- 5 Principles of care of ophthalmic outpatients.- 6 Care of the patient in the ophthalmic theatre.

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Key topics include procedures for myopia control or reduction, as well as the co-management of refractive surgery and ocular disease.4/5(5).

Evaluate the significance of clinical findings in relation to common ophthalmic diseases; Formulate a differential diagnosis after reviewing the patient’s history and ocular exam; Identify which laboratory tests or exams are appropriate to confirm and evaluate specific ophthalmic diagnoses.

There have been many changes in the arena of ophthalmic care since the last edition of this book was published. This fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to reflect these recent advances in care, and incorporates new information on patient care, contexts of care, and expanded roles.

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Perry, Andrew B. Tullo: Books5/5(1). This book, while combining depth and breadth of content does so in an accessible manner which enables it to be used as a comprehensive resource not just for ophthalmic professionals, but for any health care professional who cares for patients with eye problems.

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Addresses key ophthalmic conditions, trauma and surgery Focuses on understanding patient’s needs and planning effective patient care Includes key skills and rationale for action Reflects current.

The Ophthalmic Patient Introduction The ophthalmic patient may be of any age, from a few days to over years old. Ophthalmic conditions affect all age groups, though most of the oph-thalmic patients seen are elderly.

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Introduction. Patient-centered care, one of the six domains identified by the Institute of Medicine, includes an informed patient who is an integral member of the care team.1,2 Educating patients about their diagnosis and plan of care is essential in all fields of medicine, including ophthalmology, where lack of patient engagement could result in irreversible by: 5.

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may include ophthalmic medical assistants, technicians, and technologists; ophthalmic registered nurses; orthoptists; and ophthalmic photographers. • An ophthalmic medical assistant performs a variety of tests on patients and generally helps the doctor with the patient’s medical examination and care in the office (Figure ).

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This fifth revision is intended to place emphasis on the nurse's duties in the care of the surgical patient. It aims to give her a basic knowledge of the common surgical conditions combined with an understanding of the principles of diagnostic and therapeutic of.

clinical staff who support the Eye Care Team may include receptionists, billing clerks, secretaries, office managers, clinic officers, and other staff. All clinical and non-clinical workers have an important role in overall patient care. Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP) is a common term that refers to all members of the Eye Care Team, other File Size: 2MB.

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The zonules of Zinn keep the lens suspended, and the muscles of the ciliary body focus the lens. The ciliary body also secretes aqueous humor, which fills the anterior and posterior chambers, passes through the pupil into the anterior chamber, and.

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Proper instrument care and handling is a basic responsibility of the ophthalmic nurse and technician. This guide outlines in detail the correct methods for sterilizing, storing and maintaining instruments used every day in an ophthalmic practice.

When a patient faints. Another possible event is fainting, due to a sudden drop in heart rate and blood is referred to as a “vasovagal” response. While the cause may not be known (could it be the eye drops or the stress that the patient experiences at the thought of an instrument touching their eyes?), have smelling salts or ammonia inhalants readily accessible.

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