The book is, primarily intended for use by the students undertaking nursing course and the nurses engaged in the care of eye patients. It may also be helpful to nurse-tutors, ward sisters and all those involved in teaching the ophthalmic speciality to nursing students. The book is written in a point-to-point stepwise pattern which will help the students to easily understand, retain and reproduce the subject matter. First chapter gives a brief account of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye which is essential to understand eye diseases.Second chapter describes in detail the Role of a nurse in the care of ophthalmic patients. Eye diseases have been covered in a concise way with an emphasis on nursing care. Role of a nurse as a Community eye health worker has also been discussed.
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|About the Author||
AK Khurana,Chief Editor of MSO Series, is currently Senior Professor, and Head, Squint and Oculoplasty Unit, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology,PGIMS, Rohtak. In addition to this book,he has written many popular books which have been well received by the medical students. Dr Khurana has published more than 160 scientific papers in national and internationaljournals of repute. He has also contributed several chapters for four postgraduate reference books published in India and abroad. He has also been Editor of Haryana Journal of Ophthalmology, North Zone Journal of Ophthalmology and Indian
Journal of Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology (IJSPO).He is WHO Fellow from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and did Certificate course in Tropical Ophthalmology(CTO) from Institute of Ophthalmology, University of London, UK. He has been honored with Distinguished Author Award by the Federation of Educational Publishers of India, and Excellence Awards by HOS, NZOS, and SPOSI; Fellowship of All India Collegiums of Ophthalmologists (FAICO), and Gold Medal by Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India (IIRSI).