Watkinson, Sue and Seewoodhary, Mahesh (2015) Cataract management: effect on patients' quality of life. Nursing Standard, 29 (21). pp. 42-48.
Watkinson and Seewoodhary 2015 Cataract article- Accepted version.docx - Accepted Version
This article summarises the epidemiology of cataract, the normal and altered physiology of the eye's lens, and the causes of and risk factors associated with the condition. It outlines the aims of modern cataract surgery and dsicusses the main surgical approaches. The efefcts of' cataract blindness' on the patient's quality of life are addressed, with particular reference to the negative efect of the onset of depression. The role of the nurse in promoting qulaity of life is explored with refrence to the value of psyhological theory in the care of and promotion of health to older patients with catarcats.
|Additional Information:||This document is the authors' final version. There may be some differences between this version and the published version and you are advised to consult the published version if you wish to cite from it.|
|Subjects:||Psychology > Substance abuse/misuse
Medicine and health > Nursing
Medicine and health > Primary health
|Depositing User:||Mahesh Seewoodhary|
|Date Deposited:||02 Jun 2016 16:00|
|Last Modified:||14 Nov 2016 10:28|
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