Chapter 10. The Uveal Tract

  1. Mary E. Shaw RN, OND, RM, RCNT, RNT, Cert Ed, MSc, BA Senior Lecturer (Teaching)1,
  2. Agnes Lee RN, OND, RM, MPhil, PGCE, BSc (Hons) Lecturer Practitioner1 and
  3. Rosalind Stollery SRN, SCM, TETC, DipN (Lond), OND, Cert Ed, BNS (Hons) Formerly Teaching Fellow2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319842.ch10

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Shaw, M. E., Lee, A. and Stollery, R. (2010) The Uveal Tract, in Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319842.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Manchester and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK

  2. 2

    The University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184298

Online ISBN: 9781444319842

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Keywords:

  • The Uveal Tract;
  • The iris;
  • The choroid;
  • The ciliary body;
  • Blood supply to the iris;
  • Anterior uveitis or iritis;
  • Ophthalmic manifestations of HIV infection;
  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The choroid

  • The ciliary body

  • The iris

  • Conditions of the uveal tract

  • Reflective activity