The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

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The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking is a handy reference tool while administering an eye exam to a patient, making it ideal for on-the-job training. Because it is organized by topic, this manual is quick and easy to use. An accurate history is crucial in any eye exam. In this book, Jan Ledford not only advises you on patient confidentiality and how to condense a lengthy narrative, but also provides tips on patient rapport. Specific questions to ask the patient are included regarding ocular and systemic disorders, visual and physical symptoms, and medications. This handy manual will lead you in the right direction to increase efficiency and accuracy in ocular history taking.Introduction In the early 1990s, the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) conducted a survey of tasks performed by certified ophthalmic medical personnel (OMPs). More than 1, 500 physician employersanbsp;...

Title:The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking
Author:Janice K. Ledford
Publisher:SLACK Incorporated - 1998-01-01


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