skip to content
The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment

Author: Jill Sardegna
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2002.
Series: Facts on File library of health and living.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Millions of Americans have a significant level of vision impairment. This revised edition of The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment is designed to provide students, professionals, and general readers with a comprehensive source of practical information on what has become the second most common disability in the United States. More than 500 detailed entries are written in clear, concise language with a  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Sardegna
ISBN: 0816042802 9780816042807
OCLC Number: 48434894
Notes: First ed. cataloged under the m.e.: Sardegna, Jill.
Description: xiii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Preface to the First Edition --
Preface to the Second Edition --
Acknowledgments --
Entries A-Z --
Appendixes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Facts on File library of health and living.
Responsibility: Jill Sardegna [and others].
More information:

Abstract:

Incorporates a history of blindness and vision impairment with an A-to-Z presentation of health issues, types of surgery, medications, medical terminology, social issues, myths and misconceptions,  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48434894> # The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "48434894" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85014886> ; # Blindness
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Topic/gezichtsstoornissen> ; # Gezichtsstoornissen
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143879> ; # Vision disorders
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143940> ; # People with visual disabilities
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1167881> ; # Vision disorders
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85014870> ; # Blind, Apparatus for the
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Topic/vision_disorders> ; # Vision Disorders
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.4103/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/834401> ; # Blind, Apparatus for the
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/834438> ; # Blindness
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Topic/visueel_gehandicapten> ; # Visueel gehandicapten
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1057466> ; # People with visual disabilities
   schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/112186145> ; # Jill Sardegna
   schema:copyrightYear "2002" ;
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:description "Millions of Americans have a significant level of vision impairment. This revised edition of The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment is designed to provide students, professionals, and general readers with a comprehensive source of practical information on what has become the second most common disability in the United States. More than 500 detailed entries are written in clear, concise language with a minimum of technical jargon. The volume incorporates a history of blindness and vision impairment with an A-to-Z presentation of health issues, types of surgery, medications, medical terminology, social issues, myths and misconceptions, economic issues, and current research trends. This volume also features updated statistics on blindness and vision impairment, as well as new and updated appendixes offering information on schools for the blind, relevant web sites for further study, and much more."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/894364935> ;
   schema:genre "Dictionary"@en ;
   schema:genre "Dictionaries"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Series/facts_on_file_library_of_health_and_living> ; # Facts on File library of health and living.
   schema:name "The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment"@en ;
   schema:productID "48434894" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48434894#PublicationEvent/new_york_facts_on_file_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Agent/facts_on_file> ; # Facts on File
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy032/2001055653.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780816042807> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48434894> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Series/facts_on_file_library_of_health_and_living> # Facts on File library of health and living.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48434894> ; # The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment
   schema:name "Facts on File library of health and living." ;
   schema:name "Facts on File library of health and living" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Topic/gezichtsstoornissen> # Gezichtsstoornissen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gezichtsstoornissen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894364935#Topic/visueel_gehandicapten> # Visueel gehandicapten
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Visueel gehandicapten"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85014870> # Blind, Apparatus for the
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Blind, Apparatus for the"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85014886> # Blindness
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Blindness"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143879> # Vision disorders
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Vision disorders"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143940> # People with visual disabilities
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "People with visual disabilities"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1057466> # People with visual disabilities
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "People with visual disabilities"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1167881> # Vision disorders
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Vision disorders"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/834401> # Blind, Apparatus for the
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Blind, Apparatus for the"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/834438> # Blindness
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Blindness"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/112186145> # Jill Sardegna
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Sardegna" ;
   schema:givenName "Jill" ;
   schema:name "Jill Sardegna" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780816042807>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0816042802" ;
   schema:isbn "9780816042807" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.