Ophthalmic Nursing

by A Samuel Gnanadoss

In the modern era it is mandatory there is an exclusive book on ophthalmology for nurses. This book is written in very simple language and is well illustrated so that the nurses who read this will be able to easily understand. A brief history of ophthalmic nursing followed by basics of anatomy and physiology are given first. There are detailed instructions on how to handle the eye patients. The various procedures done in outpatient department are explained with diagrams and photos for the easy understanding of the reader. The common various diseases of the eye are briefly mentioned since a nurse should know the diseases with which she is dealing. The O.T. procedures, sterilisation and the common operations are described. The non operative topics include therapeutics and microbiology. Chapters on spectacles and community ophthalmology complete the list. For the nurse to access any particular topic easily, index is given at the end. The book is profusely illustrated so that nothing is left to imagination of the reader–the nurse.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Gnanadoss A Samuel Arasan Eye Hospital, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Kirumampakkam, Puducherry
Aarupadaiveedu Medical College, Puducherry, India
ISBN 9789380704111
Speciality Ophthalmic Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11124
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 282
Book Type Reference


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