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Low Vision Manual

Low Vision Manual Book
Author : A. Jonathan Jackson,James S. Wolffsohn,Ian Laurence Bailey
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0750618159
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.this book represents a real milestone for low vision care because it is one of the first low vision books in the world, and the first from the UK, that doesn't just give lip service to multi-disciplinary collaboration- it has a multi-disciplinary authorship. Barbara Ryan, Research Associate, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Low Vision Manual is a comprehensive guide and up-to-date reference source, written by clinical and research experts in the fields of disease detection and management; primary and secondary optometric care; low vision optics and prescribing; counselling and rehabilitation. All these areas are explored in this book in four key sections: Section One: Definition of low vision and its epidemiology Section Two: The measurement of visual function of the visually impaired Section Three: The optics and practical tips on prescribing low vision aids Section Four: Rehabilitation strategies and techniques This is an important reference tool for all professionals involved with the visually impaired. The book covers everything a practitioner will need on a day-to-day basis. Clear layout with practical tips, worked examples and practical pearls will enable the front-line eye-care professional to provide patients with sound, research-based clinical care and rehabilitation. An essential reference for: . Ophthalmology . Optometry . Orthoptics . Ophthalmic nursing . Visual rehabilitation . Occupational therapy . Social work . Peer work . Psychology . Dispensing opticians

Low Vision Assessment

Low Vision Assessment Book
Author : Jane Macnaughton
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0750688548
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Eye Essentials is a major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye-care professionals, whether in training or in practice. Each book is a rapid revision aid for students taking higher professional qualifications and a handy clinical reference guide for practitioners in busy clinics. Highly designed with synoptic text, handy tables, key bullet points, summaries and stunning full-colour illustrations, the books have rapidly established themselves as the essential eye-clinic pocket books. Authoritative, evidence-based information from world opinion leaders Highly designed, modern with boxes, tables, synoptic text, clinical pearls, practice pitfalls and clear action icons Very practical - with highlighted advice sections for patients, handy tables Pulls the information together in one place very briefly Well illustrated

Low Vision Rehabilitation

Low Vision Rehabilitation Book
Author : Mitchell Scheiman,Maxine Scheiman,Steven Whittaker
Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9781556427343
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents an emerging model in which occupational therapists practice as part of a team of vision rehabilitation professionals serving adults with low vision. Occupational therapists offer a unique contribution to the vision rehabilitation team, with a focus on meaningful occupational goals, the incorporation of occupation into therapy, and the orchestration of environmental, social, and non-visual personal factors into a treatment plan. The authors have developed a practical and straightforward text outlining an evaluation approach to interventions that focus on recovering occupational performance in adults.

Understanding Low Vision

Understanding Low Vision Book
Author : Randall T. Jose,American Foundation for the Blind
Publisher : American Foundation for the Blind
Release : 1983
ISBN : 9780891281191
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A thorough review that covers fundamentals, assessment, clinical services, training and instructional services, and future directions. The author establishes a framework for understanding the impact of low vision on functioning, learning, and psychosocial status. Special sections contain chapters, reports, technical materials, curriculum guides, resources, and questionnaires by experts from 21 areas.

Manual for Child and Vision Development Milestone

Manual for Child and Vision Development Milestone Book
Author : Lucien G. Prince
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2020-01-28
ISBN : 1796083909
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Manual for Child and Vision Development Milestones is a precious guide that discusses the physical, social, motor, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs from birth through early adulthood, for children with and without vision. It also discusses the possible effects of maltreatment on child and vision development. This book contains the most recent researched theories, and findings of child and vision development, investigated by psychologists and eye care professionals. The content is designed to educate and guide a broad range of readers (students, parents, child specialists, etc.) on developmental norms at different stages of a child's life.

Foundations of Low Vision

Foundations of Low Vision Book
Author : Anne Lesley Corn,Jane N. Erin
Publisher : American Foundation for the Blind
Release : 2010-01
ISBN : 089128883X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives, the ground-breaking text that highlighted the importance of focusing on the functional as well as the clinical implications of low vision, has been completely updated and expanded in this second edition. The revised edition goes even further in its presentation of how best to assess and support both children and adults with low vision and plan programs and services that optimize their functional vision and ability to lead productive and satisfying lives, based on individuals' actual abilities. Part 1, Personal and Professional Perspectives, provides the foundations of this approach, with chapters focused on the anatomy of the eye, medical causes of visual impairment, optics and low vision devices, and clinical low vision services, as well as psychological and social implications of low vision and the history of the field. Part 2 focuses on children and youths, providing detailed treatment of functional vision assessment, instruction, use of low vision devices, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology. Part 3 presents rehabilitation and employment issues for working-age adults and special considerations for older adults.

OTA Exam Review Manual

OTA Exam Review Manual Book
Author : Karen Sladyk
Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9781556427015
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Are you a student preparing for the NBCOT exam? Looking for only one study guide to help you prepare for this important day? Wondering what thousands of your peers and fellow students have relied on for their studying needs? The answer is the OTA Exam Review Manual-now available in a completely updated and revised second edition with over 550 questions. This invaluable study tool is designed to guide students through the studying process from start to finish. With a redesigned question format to match the NBCOT exam, more questions, and an on-line testing component, this second edition is a study guide that inspires critical thinking. Karen Sladyk and her co-authors incorporate domain-, task-, and knowledge-style questions as a way to prepare students for the pace of the NBCOT exam. This collection of questions enables students to think logically for the answers, not just practice for the exam. The OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition also includes an on-line testing component. With 250 questions (50 more than the previous edition), this feature assists students with integrated learning and the ability to maximize their computer testing skills. Covering topics such as study techniques, content outlines, fieldwork, and life after the exam, the OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is the most current and extensive review on the market for OTA students. Features: Contains 550 questions (50 more than the previous edition) divided into 11 one-hour test period simulations Redesigned question format to match new NBCOT exam Includes a new user-friendly, on-line testing component incorporating domain-style questions from the book Worksheets, time organizers, and appendix resources

The Lippincott Manual of Primary Eye Care

The Lippincott Manual of Primary Eye Care Book
Author : Kevin Lee Alexander
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 1995
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discusses ocular pharmacology/the eye in systemic disease/ ophthalmic optics/contact lenses/binocular vision problems.

Manual of School Health E Book

Manual of School Health   E Book Book
Author : Keeta DeStefano Lewis,Bonnie J. Bear
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-06-23
ISBN : 1455712264
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical, highly portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children -- from birth through age 21 – in the school setting. You’ll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, learning domains, acute and chronic illnesses, first aid, medical syndromes, special education, and emergency illness. This edition also addresses the growing array of issues affecting today’s children, including mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Ideal for use in school and community settings, this manual is a must-have resource for anyone who works with children. A best practice approach to health issues and concerns helps you provide the best possible care to students. A clear, consistent outline format and straightforward writing style make it easy to locate and apply essential information. Updated content includes important contemporary issues in schools, such as body piercing, backpack syndrome, and computer ergonomics. Brain Findings section offers relevant information about recent brain and neurology research, with insights on how it relates to childhood development and health. Numerous appendices, including the latest growth charts and immunization schedules, provide essential information for assessing school age children. English-Spanish translation guide for common health terms and phrases helps you communicate more effectively with Hispanic students. Web site resources at the end of each chapter provide reliable sources for further information and research. A convenient Glossary familiarizes you with important terminology and definitions used throughout the book. New, user-friendly design helps you find key information quickly with helpful boxes, tables, and headings. New 8-page color insert serves as an instant visual reference to help you identify rashes, skin lesions, and other dermatological conditions that are common among school-age children. A separate chapter on first aid walks you through the management of common injuries and emergency situations. Revised mental health chapter presents current, detailed information on the major mental disorders that affect school-age children such as depression, autism, and Asperger's, with an extensive psychotropic medication table. A new chapter devoted to disaster management includes the latest information on bioterrorism and homeland security threats to help you create an action plan for disaster situations. A revised chapter on violence addresses sexual assault, self-mutilation, suicide, domestic violence, and violence in the schools, to help you stay informed about current societal trends, issues, and developments. New information on teen pregnancy offers helpful guidelines on communicating with students about this important issue.

Occupational Therapy with Elders E Book

Occupational Therapy with Elders   E Book Book
Author : Rene Padilla,Sue Byers-Connon,Helene Lohman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 1920-03-15
ISBN : 0323072267
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the COTA, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 3rd Edition provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice, from wellness and prevention to death and dying. A discussion of foundational concepts includes aging trends and strategies for elder care, and coverage of emerging areas includes low-vision rehabilitation, mobility issues including driving, and Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Expert authors René Padilla, Sue Byers-Connon, and Helene Lohman offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. Unique! A focus on the occupational therapy assistant highlights the importance of COTAs to the care of elder clients. Case studies illustrate principles and help you apply what you've learned to actual situations. Key terms, chapter objectives, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter. Use of the term "elder" reduces the stereotypical role of dependent patients and helps to dispel myths about aging. A multidisciplinary approach demonstrates how the OT and the COTA can collaborate effectively. Unique! Attention to diverse populations and cultures prepares you to respect and care for clients of different backgrounds. Unique! The companion Evolve website makes review easier with more learning activities, references linked to MEDLINE abstracts, and links to related OT sites. Unique! A discussion of elder abuse, battered women, and literacy includes information on how the COTA can address these often-overlooked issues. New information on alternative treatment settings for elders reflects new trends in OT care. Updated information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations discusses the latest policies and how to incorporate the newest procedures into practice. Significant additions are made to the chapters on public policy, dementia, and oncology.

Sheehy s Manual of Emergency Care E Book

Sheehy   s Manual of Emergency Care   E Book Book
Author : ENA
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-11-12
ISBN : 0323171109
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.

The Contact Lens Manual E Book

The Contact Lens Manual E Book Book
Author : Andrew Gasson,Judith A. Morris
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-07-08
ISBN : 0702046027
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today’s lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes and current practices, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume. A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible. Key information is presented so it can be quickly located. Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning.

Moorfields Manual of Ophthalmology

Moorfields Manual of Ophthalmology Book
Author : Timothy L. Jackson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008
ISBN : 1416025723
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

All the information you need is provided in this comprehensive, clinical yet concise and practical handbook. Inside you will find up-to-date "tutorial style" information on commonly performed examination skills and interpretation of investigations. Key information is given at a glance, ideal for the busy practitioner or as a revision aid for the trainee. Well-organized, clear and concise text accompanies full colour clinical photographs. The book is unique in that it provides explicit details on the day-to-day management of eye conditions; the reader is expertly guided though both the diagnosis and management of disease conditions. Each chapter also contains guidelines written exclusively for the general practitioner and primary care provider. Optometrists will also find this to be an indispensable guide, as pathologies found in every day practice will be included, enabling the practitioner to give patients qualified information about their symptoms. In depth sections on clinical examination skills essential for clinical practice and professional examinations A purely practical ophthalmology guide The use of images where these are appropriate, rather than for all conditions or none A book written by a staff in their area of subspecialty interest, rather than a few authors attempting to cover a wide range of subjects Tutorials style information on the commonly performed investigations and procedures Specific notes for primary care staff, in particular opticians

Issues in Low Vision Rehabilitation

Issues in Low Vision Rehabilitation Book
Author : Robert W. Massof,Lorraine Lidoff
Publisher : American Foundation for the Blind
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780891283096
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book explores the issues affecting low vision rehabilitation against the background of today's health care environment. Contributors focus on trends in managed care, service and funding, shifting demographics, and the renewed emphasis on outcomes. Chapters discuss the need for low vision rehabi

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manual Book
Author : e.r. humphreys, lld
Publisher :
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ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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