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5 Stars (2) July 16, 2010 Community Eye Health Journal
The Community Eye Health Journal is free to subscribers in low and middle income countries. It is available in French, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese.
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International Centre for Eye Health

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not yet rated January 16, 2016 Ophthalmic Operating Theatre Practice: A manual for lower-resource settings. 2nd Ed.

With greater emphasis on systems, the manual provides teaching on; daily management, management of self, understanding common eye conditions requiring surgical intervention, how to work within the operating theatre facility, and how to safely care for the patient.

While the text is focused on the Operating Theatre – or Operating Room as it is also referred to, elements can be applied to minor procedure and outpatient clinics, mobile health units, wards and community health situations. This manual can be utilised by existing professionals requiring a refresher, and those new to the profession. It also provides an introduction to non-medically-train. This text is now on the IAPB Standards list.


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International Centre for Eye Health

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