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1

Will clients experience pain if the retina detaches?

No, this is painless

2

is this a serious condition?

Yes, this is an emrgency

3

What are the signs of a detached retina?

Blurred vision, floaters, flashes of light, black spots

4

What is the treatment for a detached retina?

Surgery to reattach retina

5

What are the nursing interventions?

Cover both eyes with patches
No coughing, sneezing
Strict bed rest
Keep head of bed elevated

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