Flashcards in Sensory (Eyes) Deck (11)
What is Glaucoma? What are the types? Symptom? Tests? Treatment?
Condition characterized by increased IOP
Peripheral vision loss --> central vision loss
What is Cataract? What are the types? Symptoms? Tests? Treatment?
Opacification of the lens
Blurring of vision, glare, low vision at night
Ophthalmoscopy, absence of red reflex
What is Retinal Detachment? What are the types? Symptom? Tests? Treatment?
Separation of the retina from the surrounding supporting structures
Flasehs, floaters, spots, vision loss
What is Macular Degeneration? What are the types? Symptom? Tests? Treatment?
Deterioration of the macula
Central vision loss
Amsler Grid, Ophthalmoscopy
What are the management for a patient with conjunctivitis?
reduce spread of infection
What is your first-aid treatment for patients with eye injury?
What are the different type of refractive errors of the eye?
When taking care of a patient with visual problems, what guidelines do you need to remember as a nurse and incorporate in your nursing care?
safety, communication, promote independence, etc. - refer to book!
How will you assess the eye and check for visual acuity?
cranial nerve testing
What will be your health teaching for a patient post-eye surgery?
post-op care - specific nursing interventions?