Vision Loss in Older Adults: Nursing Assessment and Care Management

Vision Loss in Older Adults: Nursing Assessment and Care Management by -

Title: Vision Loss in Older Adults: Nursing Assessment and Care Management
Author: -
ISBN10: 0826102182
ISBN13: 978-0826102188
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 1 edition (September 18, 2006)
Language: English
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Size PDF: 1815 kb
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Rating: 4.4/5
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Pages: 232 pages
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This helpful and practical book provides an overview of vision problems in the older adult, ranging from retinopathies and age-related macular degeneration to cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. The contributions outline the prevention, assessment, and management of the major causes of vision loss, supplying nurses with information about the psychological and social impact of vision loss on the older adult and their families. The chapters further discuss resources and assistive devices for those affected and conclude with a look at innovations in the treatment of conditions contributing to vision loss in the older adult population.