By Edited by Janet Marsden
The target of this publication is to supply a proof base for ophthalmic nursing perform. There are components of perform the place little proof exists, in these parts, the e-book goals to supply reasoned guidance from an educated resource, hence negating the necessity for each ophthalmic perform zone to increase varied usually contradictory directions.
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McQueen L (2006). Eyelids and lacrimal drainage system. ), Ophthalmic Care. Chichester: Wiley, 276–306. Paul T, Shepherd R (1994). Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: natural history and the timing of optimal intervention. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 31:362–7. Young JD, MacEwen CJ (1997). Managing congenital lacrimal obstruction in general practice. BMJ 315:293–6. indd 42 1/25/2008 1:30:22 PM Schirmer’s tear test 11 11 DEFINITION Schirmer’s tear test is a simple and inexpensive way of determining tear production for a given individual at the time of testing.
4). The patient should continue to look down to expose as much of the tarsal conjunctiva as possible. The examiner should have a penlight within reach to inspect the exposed conjunctival surface of the upper lid for a foreign body or other abnormality. Any foreign body may be wiped off with the cotton-tipped applicator. To return the lid to its normal position, the examiner releases the lid margin and the patient is instructed to look up. 1 Grasp the eye lashes of the upper lid between the thumb and the index ﬁnger, with the ﬁnger on top.
Interleukin-6 levels in the conjunctival epithelium of patients with dry eye disease treated with cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion. Cornea 19:492–6. Yen MT, Pflugfelder SC, Feuer WJ (2001). The effect of punctal occlusion on tear production, tear clearance, and ocular surface sensation in normal subjects. Am J Ophthalmol 131:314–23. indd 24 1/25/2008 1:30:15 PM Ectropion 6 DEFINITION An ectropion is malposition of the lower eyelid in an outward and/or droopy position. It can be congenital or acquired.
An Evidence Base for Ophthalmic Nursing Practice (Wiley Series in Nursing) by Edited by Janet Marsden