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Shared care glaucoma

Amar Alwitry

Shared care glaucoma

a clinical text for ophthalmic allied professionals

by Amar Alwitry

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Oxford, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaucoma,
  • Ophthalmic assistants,
  • Health care teams,
  • Glaucoma,
  • Ophthalmology,
  • Optometry,
  • Orthoptics,
  • Patient Care Team,
  • Specialties, Nursing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAmar Alwitry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE871 .A48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16364313M
    ISBN 101405168005
    ISBN 109781405168007
    LC Control Number2007040600

    Glaucoma is actually a group of related eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. There are many types of glaucoma, with the most common being: Open-angle glaucoma – The most common form of glaucoma (by far), open-angle glaucoma is often discovered after it . A Family Guide to Childhood Glaucoma and Cataracts ix Q. What is the difference between open angle and closed angle glaucoma? 26 Q. What is secondary glaucoma? 27 Q. Why is childhood glaucoma sometimes misdiagnosed as some other problem? 27 Q. Does high blood pressure (hypertension) have anything to do with glaucoma? 27 g: Shared care.

      People with glaucoma are going blind because NHS eyesight services have “inadequate capacity” to follow up such patients properly after diagnosis, an investigation has revealed.. An estimated Author: Denis Campbell.   PART I. THE BASICS.- 1. Glaucoma in the 21st Century.- 2. An Evidence-Based Approach to Glaucoma Care.- 3. Glaucoma Risk Factors: Intraocular Pressure.- 4. Glaucoma Risk Factors: Fluctuations in Intraocular Pressure.- 5. Glaucoma is a 24/7 Disease.- 6. Continuous Monitoring of Intraocular Pressure.- 7. Aqueous Veins and Open Angle Glaucoma.- : $

      Increased intraocular pressure (IOP) or Glaucoma is the result of inadequate drainage of aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye. The increased pressure causes atrophy of the optic nerve and, if untreated, blindness. Here are 3 nursing care plans for Glaucoma. is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in , this collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. Content is updated .


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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. Shared Care Glaucoma provides concise, clear and user-friendly information for the non-ophthalmologist caring for glaucoma patients.

It would also be. Shared Shared care glaucoma book Glaucoma provides concise, clear and user-friendly information for the non-ophthalmologist caring for glaucoma patients. It would also be an ideal text for ophthalmic trainees learning about glaucoma management and for generalist ophthalmologists who want to refresh their approach to their glaucoma care.

Summary: Shared Care Glaucoma provides concise, clear and user-friendly information for the non-ophthalmologist caring for glaucoma patients. It would also be an ideal text for ophthalmic trainees learning about glaucoma management and for generalist ophthalmologists who want to refresh their approach to their glaucoma care.

See letter "Patient selection may be the key for the success of shared care for glaucoma" in volume 80 on page This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy Cited by: Shared care glaucoma: a solution or a problem. Previous iterations of shared care pathways include diabetic retinopathy screening, direct referral cataract, and wet AMD pathways.

This article considers the potential and challenges of achieving a scalable solution for. In England, even before the outcome of the Department of Health shared care pilots had been published, ∼ 50% of ophthalmic departments were running shared care schemes for by:   "Shared Care Glaucoma" provides concise, clear and user-friendly information for the non-ophthalmologist caring for glaucoma patients.

It would also be an ideal text for ophthalmic trainees learning about glaucoma management and for generalist ophthalmologists who want to refresh their approach to their glaucoma care/5(3).

PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to assess the quality of care and economic benefits of a shared care model managing patients with stable glaucoma in a primary eye care (PEC) clinic compared with a tertiary specialist outpatient clinic (SOC) in by: 1. About this book The Glaucoma Book is both a comprehensive academic work with evidence-based science and exhaustive bibliographies, and an everyday, pragmatic guide for general ophthalmologists, optometrists, and resident physicians who need immediate answers while examining g: Shared care.

The Way Forward estimates are for prevalence, not diagnosed cases. It is frequently quoted that 50% of prevalent glaucoma is undiagnosed. As recently as the ’s, an analysis of the routes to hospital of patients with open angle glaucoma found that over half presented as a result of visual symptoms, and a full quarter of patients hadFile Size: 1MB.

The Glaucoma Book is both a comprehensive academic work with evidence-based science and exhaustive bibliographies, and an everyday, pragmatic guide for general ophthalmologists, optometrists, and resident physicians who need immediate answers while examining patients.3/5(3).

Shared Care Glaucoma provides concise, clear and user-friendly information for the non-ophthalmologist caring for glaucoma patients. It would also be an ideal text for ophthalmic trainees learning about glaucoma management and for generalist ophthalmologists who want.

Glaucoma is a heterogeneous group of diseases characterised by cupping of the optic nerve head and visual-field damage. It is the most frequent cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.

Progression usually stops if the intraocular pressure is lowered by 30–50% from baseline. Primary or chronic open angle glaucoma is a painless condition usually associated with high pressure in the eye. It affects approximately 4 per cent of all people over the age of Untreated, glaucoma is a major cause of blindness worldwide.

Essential information about glaucoma and its treatment is presented here in a simple question and answer format to allow patients to participate Missing: Shared care. An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Plan Diabetes Smart Tips Living Well with Rheumatoid Arthritis Living Well with Colitis or Crohn's Manage Your Child's ADHD Mood, Stress and Mental Health Talking to Your Doctor About Hepatitis C Talking to Your Doctor About Psoriasis Talking to Your Doctor About Rheumatoid Arthritis Your Guide to Diabetes Management Your Guide to Managing Depression.

Edward Maumenee Professor of Ophthalmology Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University Glaucoma Center of Excellence The Table of Contents below shows the main sections of the book.

Click on any title to go to that section. You can always get back to the Table of Contents by clicking on the. previously appeared in a glaucoma textbook (e.g., medical-legal aspects of glaucoma care, doing community-based glaucoma research).

The Glaucoma Book is intentionally idiosyn-cratic in its design. We have allowed each author the space needed to discuss their assigned topic, so some chapters are longer than others. Shaffer RN. The centennial history of glaucoma (), American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology. ;(8 Suppl):SS PubMed Google ScholarCited by: 5. The final care of those with glaucoma is performed by ophthalmologists. An ophthalmologist is an M.D.

who went to four years of college, four years of medical school, one year of internship, then three years of specialized resident training in eye disease and eye surgery. The POC should not be deemed inclusive of all proper methods of care or exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the best results.

The Glaucoma and penetrating keratoplasty. 75 Corticosteroid-induced glaucoma (steroid glaucoma). 79 Angle-Closure Glaucomas Acute primary angle-closure glaucoma File Size: 2MB.Care and Treatment.

With the facts about glaucoma, you can take charge of your health with a few adjustments to your routine. Caring for your eyes may include medication, surgery, or a combination of glaucoma treatments.

Emerging shared care models for glaucoma management With the NICE Glaucoma guideline's recommendations on organisation of care now established, new ways to transfer the management of stable glaucoma and OHT into the community have been proposed, as well as care pathways which reduce unnecessary referrals to the HES in the first place.