Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/558980
Title:
Screening for diabetic retinopathy
Authors:
Lowe, Joanna
Publisher:
Nursing in General Practice
Journal:
Nursing in General Practice
Issue Date:
Nov-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/558980
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Diabetic retinopathy is a well-documented complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The characteristics of diabetic retinopathy were described shortly after the invention of the ophthalmoscope in 1851 by Helmholtz. By 1884 retinopathy was thought ‘to be rare but with a very unfavourable prognosis for vision’.1 Diabetic retinopathy is now most common cause of blindness with in the western world.2
Keywords:
DIABETES MELLITUS; BLINDNESS; PRACTICE NURSING

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorLowe, Joannaen
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-06T08:54:08Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-06T08:54:08Zen
dc.date.issued2014-11en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/558980en
dc.descriptionDiabetic retinopathy is a well-documented complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The characteristics of diabetic retinopathy were described shortly after the invention of the ophthalmoscope in 1851 by Helmholtz. By 1884 retinopathy was thought ‘to be rare but with a very unfavourable prognosis for vision’.1 Diabetic retinopathy is now most common cause of blindness with in the western world.2en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNursing in General Practiceen
dc.subjectDIABETES MELLITUSen
dc.subjectBLINDNESSen
dc.subjectPRACTICE NURSINGen
dc.titleScreening for diabetic retinopathyen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalNursing in General Practiceen
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