Vision Loss in Older Adults: Nursing Assessment and Care Management

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Houde, Susan

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-610218-8

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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.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Houde, Susan
ISBN: 978-0-82-610218-8
Specialty:
Gerontology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 232
Year: 2006

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