Coronavirus and ocular involvement - promoting safe eye care

Watkinson, Susan, Williamson, Swapna and Seewoodhary, Mahesh (2020) Coronavirus and ocular involvement - promoting safe eye care. Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses. (In Press)

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of coronavirus and COVID-19 and how the virus can be transmitted to the eyes, resulting in conjunctivitis. Specifically, COVID-19 conjunctivitis will be addressed with reference to its treatment, management, and practical issues related to promoting safe eye care. The importance of health promotion with reference to general and ocular health advice is then highlighted. It concludes that raising public awareness about the need for good personal hygiene and general health is critical to promoting and maintaining ocular health to prevent the spread of COVID-19 conjunctivitis.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine and health > Health promotion and public health > Infection prevention
Medicine and health > Microbiology
Medicine and health > Nursing > Nursing practice
Medicine and health > Physiology
Depositing User: Swapna Williamson
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2020 22:56
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2020 12:47
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/7365

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