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Sleath, B.; Carpenter, D. M.; Blalock, S. J.; Sayner, R.; Muir, K. W.; Slota, C.; Giangiacomo, A. L.; Hartnett, M. E.; Tudor, G.; Robin, A. L. – Health Education Research, 2015
Little is known about how ophthalmologist-patient communication over time is associated with glaucoma patient long-term adherence. The purpose of our study was to examine the association between provider use of components of the resources and supports in self-management model when communicating with patients and adherence to glaucoma medications…
Descriptors: Physician Patient Relationship, Ophthalmology, Self Management, Intercultural Communication
Richardson, Kenneth T. – Sight-Saving Review, 1970
An evaluation of present screening procedures for chronic open-angle glaucoma includes suggestions for improvement: greater distribution of screening and education, conversion from monophasic to multiphasic screen, and examination of visual fields, optic nerve, and medical history in addition to the tonometry currently done. (KW)
Descriptors: Prevention, Screening Tests, Vision Tests, Visual Impairments
Vincent, Pauline A. – Sight-Saving Review, 1972
Descriptors: Disabilities, Exceptional Child Research, Medical Services, Performance Factors
Williams, Mary T. – Sight-Saving Review, 1974
Descriptors: Clinics, Community Programs, Exceptional Child Services, Program Descriptions
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Penland, Lynn R.; Penland, William R. – Journal of School Health, 1980
While glaucoma generally strikes those over 35 years of age, awareness of glaucoma should be promoted in junior and senior high school and college by incorporating information into a unit on eye health or chronic diseases. (MJB)
Descriptors: Blindness, Clinical Diagnosis, Disease Control, Health Education
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Vera, Jesús; Jiménez, Raimundo; García, José Antonio; Perales, José Cesar; Cárdenas, David – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Purpose: The purposes of this study were to (a) investigate the effect of physical effort (cycling for 60 min at 60 ± 5% of individually computed reserve heart-rate capacity), combined with 2 different levels of cognitive demand (2-back, oddball), on intraocular pressure (IOP) and subjective judgments of perceived exertion (ratings of perceived…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Fitness, Tests, College Students
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Locock, Katherine; Tran, Hue; Codd, Rachel; Allan, Robin – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
This series of three practical sessions centers on drugs that inhibit the enzyme acetylcholineesterase. This enzyme is responsible for the inactivation of acetylcholine and has been the target of drugs to treat glaucoma and Alzheimer's disease and for a number of insecticides and warfare agents. These sessions relate to a series of carbamate…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Hands on Science
Raab, Edward L. – Sight-Saving Review, 1980
The author discusses how cataracts and glaucoma differ when they occur in children and why they may be more difficult to treat. While these conditions occur infrequently in children, they are more damaging and difficult to treat than when they occur in adults. (PHR)
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Eyes, Infants, Intervention
Faye, Eleanor E. – New Outlook for the Blind, 1971
Visual functioning, treatment, and helpful low vision aids are discussed in relation to four major eye diseases of the elderly: cataract, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. (KW)
Descriptors: Geriatrics, Medical Services, Older Adults, Ophthalmology
Glogow, Eli – Sight-Saving Review, 1973
Fifteen appointment breakers'' were compared with 171 appointment keepers'' in a glaucoma detection survey in a low income, minority area. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Behavioral Sciences, Correlation, Medical Research
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Quinlan, Margaret M.; Smith, J. Webster; Hayward, Casey – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2009
Ed Marko redefines what it means to be not only an auto mechanic but also a person who is blind. At the age of 20 years, he lost his sight from a degenerative disease called infantile glaucoma. However, he has surpassed what we traditionally think of as the capabilities of blind people. Now in his late 60s, he was once a rehabilitation counsellor,…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Documentaries
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Smith, Theresa Marie – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2008
One in eight Americans aged 65 and older has an eye disease resulting in low vision, and more women than men are visually impaired, mainly because women live longer. Age-related visual impairments are an indicator of a decline in activities of daily living and self-help skills. The top eye conditions that affect older adults are macular…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Visual Impairments, Human Body, Age Differences
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Cummings, Roger W. – Journal of Optometric Education, 1986
Aspects of laboratory preparation necessary for undergraduate or graduate optometric training in the use of therapeutic drugs are discussed, including glaucoma therapy, anterior segment techniques, posterior segment, and systemic procedures. (MSE)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Organization, Drug Therapy, Higher Education
Silva-Smith, Amy L.; Theune, Thomas W.; Spaid, Penny E. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2007
As the proportion of older adults in the U.S. population grows, the prevalence of visual impairment related to cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy will increase as well. Individuals who are visually impaired require various degrees of support and assistance in their daily activities. This assistance is frequently…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Caregivers, Older Adults, Ophthalmology
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Stotland, Judith – Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 1984
A parent of a blind child describes her family's difficulties in finding appropriate medical help, weathering repeated hospitalizations, and obtaining the best educational services for her child who had congenital cataracts and glaucoma. She suggests ways in which medical and educational personnel can be of greater assistance to parents. (CL)
Descriptors: Blindness, Medical Services, Parent Attitudes, Parent Role
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