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Eye Care in Developing Nations

4th Edition

By Larry Schwab

CRC Press

272 pages

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The number of the millions of blind in the world continues to grow, causing needless social and economic deprivation. Most of these blind can be cured, and much of the remainder prevented if all people had access to the simple and effective interventions that already exist. In this newly revised fourth edition of �Eye Care in Developing Nations', t

Table of Contents

Introduction to Public Health Ophthalmology: Public Health, Preventative Care, Eye Care Delivery, Evaluation and Sustainability. Eye Care in Developing Nations: Cataract. Trachoma. Blinding Malnutrition. Glaucoma. Ocular Trauma. Onchocerciasis. Leprosy. External Disease. Other Blinding Disorders. Appropriate Technology. Refractive Errors. Low Vision. Ophthalmology Backgrounder: Anatomy and Physiology. The Eye Examination.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Public Health
MEDICAL / Surgery / General