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Innovative approaches in the delivery of primary and secondary eye care

Author: Rohit C Khanna; Gullapalli N Rao; Srinivas Marmamula
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
Series: Essentials in ophthalmology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wide variety of conditions will be addressed in Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Primary and Secondary Eye Care, including childhood blindness, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, and refractive errors. Detailed descriptions of various models are presented for each condition, which are then followed by a discussion for incorporating integrated eye care services; highlighting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Khanna, Rohit C.
Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Primary and Secondary Eye Care
Cham : Springer,c2018
(OCoLC)1043865661
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rohit C Khanna; Gullapalli N Rao; Srinivas Marmamula
ISBN: 9783319980140 3319980149
OCLC Number: 1080075211
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (214 p.).
Contents: Intro; Foreword; Why Do We Need Comprehensive Eye Care?; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations; 1: VISION 2020: Past, Present and Future; Prevalence of Vision Impairment and Blindness; Causes of Blindness and Vision Impairment; Universal Eye Health Coverage; Financing; Human Resources; Technology and Eye Health; The Way Forward; 2: Prevalence and Causes of Vision Impairment and Blindness: The Global Burden of Disease; Introduction; Prevalence of Vision Impairment and Blindness; Changes in the Prevalence 1990-2010; Causes of Vision Impairment and Blindness Regional Differences in Changes and CausesDisability Related to Vision Loss; Challenges in Eye Care; Conclusion; References; 3: Best Practice Integrated Approaches in Eye Care Service Delivery; Introduction; Primary Eye Care Attributes; Integrated Primary Eye Care Services Within Primary Healthcare; Stand-Alone Primary Eye Care Services; Key Informant Method (KIM); Tele-Ophthalmology; Public-Private Partnership (PPP); Subsidized Cataract Surgical Services in Latin America; Cataract Business Model in Guatemala; Cataract Outreach Services in Paraguay Subsidized Cataract Surgery Business Model in MexicoIntegrated Secondary and Tertiary Eye Care Services: Attributes; Integrated District Comprehensive Eye Care Program in Pakistan; L V Prasad Eye Institute-Model of Holistic Eye Care; Aravind Eye Care System; Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust (LRBT) -Three-Tier Network of Eye Hospitals and Clinics in Pakistan; Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals in Pakistan; Conclusion; References; 4: Expanding and Optimizing Human Resources for Eye Care; Global Need for Human Resources in Eye Health; Human Resource Gap and Goals of Global Action Plan Planning for Human Resources for Eye HealthUnderstanding the Epidemiology of Eye Disease in the Country; Need by the Population; Legal Considerations; Multitude of Cadres in an Evolving Field; Consider HR Needs for Sustainable Service Delivery; Effectiveness of Our Current HReH; Setting Productivity Targets Where Practical; Defining Specific Roles and Responsibilities Within the Eye Care Team; Ensuring that the Eye Care Team Works Well Together; Having HR Plans that Enable Good Access to Service Delivery; Retaining Motivated and Productive Personnel; Training Strategies and Resources Candidate Selection MattersAssessment of Training Needs; Focus on Required Competencies; Array of Training Opportunities; Systematic Efforts to Increase Availability and Quality of Training; Priorities for Moving Forward; References; 5: Technology and Innovation for Eye Care; Introduction; Technology for Improving Access to Eye Care Systems for Remote Screening and Diagnostics; Taking Visual Function Testing Beyond Primary Eye Clinics; Portable Anterior Segment and Cataract Diagnosis; Fundus Imaging for Disease Detection; Technology to Improve Delivery of Remote Eye Care
Series Title: Essentials in ophthalmology.
Responsibility: Rohit C. Khanna, Gullapalli N. Rao, Srinivas Marmamula, editors.

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A wide variety of conditions will be addressed in Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Primary and Secondary Eye Care, including childhood blindness, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, and refractive errors. Detailed descriptions of various models are presented for each condition, which are then followed by a discussion for incorporating integrated eye care services; highlighting the importance of health system approach in comprehensive eye care. Finally, this book provides detailed strategies to address the current practical challenges related to human resources in eye care, and methods to ensure financial sustainability in the delivery of comprehensive care. Each chapter is illustrated for understanding and clarity, and provides easy-to-read tables to further enrich the text.

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