Sensory Impairment in Older Adults: Part 2: Vision Loss

This is the second part of a two-part article on sensory impairment in older adults. The paper focusses on all the issues surounding visual impairment and blindness. It is especially intended for nurses but anyone interested in elderly people and visual loss can read it.

Abstract

  • Defining visual impairment
  • Normal visual changes
  • Major causes of vision impairment
  • Assessment
  • Working with visually impaired older adults7
  • Examination
  • Tips for Nurses by Health Care Setting

Date: 11/01/2006
Author: Meredith M. Whiteside, Margaret I. Wallhagen and Elaine Pettengill
Organization: American Journal of Nursing (AJN)
Reference: http://www.nursingcenter.com/lnc/CEArticle?an=00000446-200611000-00019&Journal_ID=54030&Issue_ID=675423
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
Tags: best practices, low vision
Categories: Medical & Functions