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Diabetic retinopathy

24 July 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

The authors describe the serious condition diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to blindness. They discuss the nurse’s role in caring for patients with this...

Correct administration of topical eye treatment

09 April 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Although eye treatment is an important aspect of patient care, nurses may not always be aware of the implications of inadequate treatment of ophthalmic conditions....

Common conditions and practical considerations in eye care

11 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

As part of Nursing Standard’s clinical skills series, this article presents an overview of the structure and function of the eye, including ocular adnexal...

Administering eye medications

09 January 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses eye medications and considerations for their use in ophthalmic patient care. It is aimed at all healthcare practitioners who are involved...

Visual impairment in children

06 September 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article examines the paediatric ophthalmic nurse’s role in treating and managing several common ocular conditions.

Visual impairment in children

31 August 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article examines the paediatric ophthalmic nurse’s role in treating and managing several common ocular conditions.

Primary Sjögren’s syndrome

18 February 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to raise awareness of the chronic autoimmune rheumatological disorder Sjögren’s syndrome. It describes the main symptoms, diagnosis and management...

Screening for retinopathy of prematurity

01 December 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a rare condition that affects the immature blood vessels in the retina, the inner lining of the inner wall of the eye. During...

Screening for retinopathy of prematurity

01 December 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a rare condition that affects the immature blood vessels in the retina, the inner lining of the inner wall of the eye. During...

Supporting patients undergoing cataract extraction surgery

15 December 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

A cataract is an opacification, or clouding, of the lens of the eye, causing a deterioration in the clarity and brightness of vision, which may reduce quality of...