54. Intraocular Pressure

  1. Jesse M. Pines1,2,
  2. Christopher R. Carpenter3,4,
  3. Ali S. Raja5 and
  4. Jeremiah D. Schuur5

Published Online: 8 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482117.ch54

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pines, J. M., Carpenter, C. R., Raja, A. S. and Schuur, J. D. (2012) Intraocular Pressure, in Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482117.ch54

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Healthcare Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  2. 2

    Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  3. 3

    Evidence Based Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

  4. 4

    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470657836

Online ISBN: 9781118482117

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • intraocular pressure;
  • elevated IOP, associated with glaucoma, cause of blindness and visual impairment;
  • glaucoma, leading cause of blindness/visual impairment worldwide;
  • measuring IOP, evaluation of patients suspected of glaucoma;
  • IOP methods, applanation/indentation/noncontact/rebound/transpalpebral;
  • The Goldmann applanation, criterion standard, indentation using the Tono-Pen;
  • IOP with Schiotz/Tono-Pen/Icare Tonometer/Diaton, and method reliability;
  • IOP using Goldmann and Tono-Pen tonometry, a comparison;
  • transpalpebral tonometry, newest non-invasive for measuring IOP;
  • Tono-Pen reliability, sound, and issues of accuracy as technical concerns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Clinical question

  • Comments

  • References