Chapter 2. The Ophthalmic Nurse

  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.ch2

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Shaw, M. E., Lee, A. and Stollery, R. (2010) The Ophthalmic Nurse, in Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319842.ch2

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 Ophthalmic Nurse;
  • Patient information and teaching;
  • The nurse in the outpatient department;
  • The nurse in the accident and emergency department;
  • The day case and ward nurse;
  • electrocardiogram (ECG);
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB);
  • Department of Health, 2008b

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment of patients

  • Patient information and teaching

  • Professional issues

  • The nurse in the outpatient department

  • The nurse in the accident and emergency department

  • The day case and ward nurse

  • The nurse in the theatre