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Ophthalmic Nursing Services

Use this guide to find information resources about ophthalmic nursing services and caring for patients with eye disorders. It includes books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 23/03/2017

Key Resources

Blind Children UK (2015) Summary of the delivery of habitation training to children and young people with visual impairment, Reading: Blind Children UK.
NHS Choices: eye health
Competencies: ophthalmic nursing: an integrated career and competence framework Royal College of Nursing (2012) Competencies: ophthalmic nursing: an integrated career and competence framework, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2016) The nature scope and value of ophthalmic nursing, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2016) The nature, scope and value of ophthalmic nursing, London: RCN.
RNIB: eye disorders
We would like to thank the RCN Ophthalmic Nursing member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Batterbury M (2009) Ophthalmology: an illustrated colour text (3rd edition), Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone Batterbury M (2009) Ophthalmology: an illustrated colour text (3rd edition), Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.
Bowling B (2015) Kanski’s clinical ophthalmology: a systematic approach (8th edition), Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders Bowling B (2015) Kanski’s clinical ophthalmology: a systematic approach (8th edition), Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders.
Field D, Tillotson J and Whittingham E (2015) Eye emergencies: the practitioner’s guide (2nd edition), Keswick: M & K Update.

Field D, Tillotson J and Whittingham E (2015) Eye emergencies: the practitioner’s guide (2nd edition), Keswick: M & K Update.

Healey P (2010) Fast facts: glaucoma, Abingdon: Health Press Healey P (2010) Fast facts: glaucoma, Abingdon: Health Press.
Ring L and Okoro M (2012) A handbook of ophthalmic nursing standards and procedures Keswick: M & K Update Ring L and Okoro M (2012) A handbook of ophthalmic nursing standards and procedures Keswick: M & K Update.
Shaw M (2016) Ophthalmic nursing (5th edition), Chichester: Wiley Shaw M and Lee A (2016) Ophthalmic nursing (5th edition), Chichester: Wiley.
Watkinson S (2014) Older people with visual impairment: clinical management and care, Keswick: M & K Update Watkinson S (2014) Older people with visual impairment: clinical management and care, Keswick: M & K Update.

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Journals

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Julie Key

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