Sensory Impairment in Older Adults: Part 2: Vision Loss

Short description:

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.

Type of publication:

Good practises

Date of publication:

11/01/2006

Author(s):

Meredith M. Whiteside, Margaret I. Wallhagen and Elaine Pettengill

Publishing organization:

American Journal of Nursing (AJN)

Language:

English

Long description:

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

Copyright information:

import from Sensage project