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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: 23/10/2020

Key Resources

Royal College of Nursing and NHS England (2018) Best value biological medicines: briefing for specialist nurses, November 2018. (no place): (no publisher).
  • This briefing covers the role of specialist nurses in supporting patients who switch to best value biological medicines. It focusses on adalimumab, biological versions of which are scheduled to be available on a framework agreement on behalf of the NHS from 1 December 2018.
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Royal College of Nursing (2017) Eyes right: helping non-ophthalmic health care professionals deliver quality care safely London: RCN.  Royal College of Nursing (2017) Eyes right: helping non-ophthalmic health care professionals deliver quality care safely. London: RCN.  
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  • Dr Roxanne Crosby-Nwaobi introduces the Eyes Right booklet and provides supporting information. Register online for free access to this video.
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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.
NHS Choices: eye health
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 (2019) Ophthalmology: an illustrated colour text. 4th edn. Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.

Book cover Beaver H A and Lee A G (2019) Geriatric ophthalmology: a competency-based approach. AG: Springer International Publishing.
Oxford handbook Denniston A K O and Murray P I (2018) Oxford handbook of ophthalmology. 4th edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Field New item Field D and Forbes M (2016) The ophthalmic study guide for nurses and health professionals. 2nd edn. Keswick: M & K Publishing.
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 edn. Keswick: M & K Update.
Laver Laver N V and Specht C S (2016) The infected eye: clinical practice and pathological principles. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Marsden Marsden J (2017) Ophthalmic care. 2nd edn. Keswick: M & K Publishing.
Book cover Ring L and Okoro M (2016) Handbook of ophthalmic standards and procedures. 2nd edn. Keswick: M & K Publishing.
Shaw M and Marsden J (2016) Care of the child with ophthalmic problems, Keswick: M & K Publishing. Shaw M and Marsden J (2016) Care of the child with ophthalmic problems. Keswick: M & K Publishing.
Shaw M (2016) Ophthalmic nursing (5th edition), Chichester: Wiley Shaw M and Lee A (2016) Ophthalmic nursing. 5th edn. Chichester: Wiley.
Book cover Shirodkar A and Williams G S (2019) Practical emergency ophthalmology handbook: an algorithm based approach to ophthalmic emergencies. Milton: Taylor & Francis.
Book cover Spaeth G L and Ichhpujani P (2020) Glaucoma: What you need to know to preserve and enhance your health. Amsterdam: Kugler Publications.

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Journal articles

Journals

American journal of ophthalomoly Journals of interest for ophthalmic nursing services. Use these links to see details of availability.

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Janan Nuri

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