Geriatric ophthalmology a competency-based approach /

Other Authors: Lee, Andrew G., Beaver, Hilary A.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2009
Online Access: Connect to electronic text
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Table of Contents:
  • Scope of the problem and demographic shift in population: visual disease incidence and prevalence in the elderly population
  • Refractive error in the geriatric population
  • Cataracts and cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma in the elderly
  • Diabetic retinopathy and its management
  • Age-related macular degeneration and its management
  • Low vision: when vision fails
  • Visual loss and depression
  • Visual loss and dementia
  • Visual loss and hearing loss
  • Visual loss and falls
  • Elder abuse
  • Functional impairment and visual loss
  • The research agenda-setting project (RASP)
  • Screening for comorbidities
  • Refer comorbidities.