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Nursing patients with sensory system problems (eyes, ears, nose, and throat)

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0014

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with sensory system problems (eyes, ears, nose, and throat)

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Eye - Nursing assessment of patients with eye problems - Nursing problems of the eye - Eye tests and investigations - Eyelid and corneal disorders and eye infections - Other common eye problems - Nursing care of patients with visual impairment - Nursing care of patients undergoing eye surgery - Postoperative nursing care of eye patients - Education for patients with eye problems - Discharge and continuing care for patients with eye problems - Ear - Nursing assessment of patients with ear problems - Ear tests and investigations - External ear conditions - Middle and inner ear conditions - Patients undergoing ear surgery - Patients with hearing impairment - Communicating with hearing-impaired patients - Nursing care of patients with ear problems - Education for patients with ear problems - Discharge and continuing care for patients with ear problems - Nose and throat - Nursing assessment of patients with nose and throat problems - Nursing patients with nose and throat problems - Nose and throat tests and investigations - Conditions of the nose - Nursing care of patients undergoing nose surgery - Conditions of the throat - Nursing care of patients undergoing throat surgery - Communicating with patients following laryngectomy - Nursing care of tracheostomy patients - Education for patients with nose and throat problems - Discharge and continuing care for patients with nose and throat problems - Common drugs used for ear conditions - Common drugs used for eye conditions - Common drugs used for nose, throat, and mouth conditions

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Subjects: Nursing Skills

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