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Structure of the Eye (03:26)

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This program will teach viewers how to care for a hospitalized person with visual impairments. The eye's basic structure includes the iris, pupil, sclera, cornea, conjunctiva, vitreous, retina, lens, and optic nerve

Low Vision and Blindness (01:36)

Visual field and visual acuity are measured in an eye examination. Impaired vision interferes with daily life.

Causes and Symptoms of Visual Impairment (02:34)

One in ten Americans has low vision or is blind. People over age 65 are at higher risk. Common causes are age-related macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

Adaptive Devices (02:23)

People with low vision may use the help of aides to perform daily activities. These can include electronic glasses, electronic magnification systems, voice recognition software, braille, and guide dogs.

Providing Safe Hospital Care (06:09)

Learn how to perform admission paper work, plan for physical assistance, and orient the person to rooms and objects.

Credits: Visual Impairments: Caring for the Impaired Patient (00:21)

Credits: Visual Impairments: Caring for the Impaired Patient

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Visual Impairments: Caring for the Impaired Patient

Part of the Series : Caring for the Impaired Patient
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The focus of program two is individuals with varying levels of visual impairment, including the blind. There is an overview of eye anatomy and function supplemented with graphics. Causes of sight impairment and loss including macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy are discussed. Low vision is compared and contrasted with blindness. Clear guidelines for assisting patients with vision difficulties are given and illustrated with realistic hospital-based scenarios.

Length: 17 minutes

Item#: BVL137718

Copyright date: ©2017

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