Monday, August 3, 2015
Nursing stuff: Various Eye Problems
01. b. Hordeolum. These are usually associated with pain and tenderness.
02. a. To prevent germs from contaminating your medicine, do not touch the applicator tip to any surface, including the eye. You would not instruct the patient to place the drop in the center of the eye.
03. b. Fluorescein staining. This is a test that uses orange dye (fluorescein) and a blue light to detect foreign bodies in the eye. This test can also detect damage to the cornea.
04. Torbramycin ophthalmic solution
05. Ocepred Eye Drops (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin). Treatment for anterior uveitis (iritis) includes: dark glasses, eye drops to dilate the pupil and reduce pain, and steroid eye drops to reduce inflammation
06. Suspected global rupture. Morgan lens Contraindications: penetrating eye injuries and suspected or actual rupture of the globe