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Special senses are more specialized in structure and are bounded and confined to specific parts of the body. The special senses are smell, taste, sight, hearing, and balance.
Anticholinergics are drugs that oppose the effects of acetylcholine. In essence, they also lyse and block the effects of parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) so they are also called as parasympatholytics.
The role of the nurse in caring for clients with impaired vision is important. Accompanied with the right knowledge and care, the nurse can plan and implement appropriate and individualized evidence-based nursing interventions and teaching for the client with an eye or ear disorder. Below is a 26-item NCLEX style examination all about Eye Disorders that can help you soar on your NCLEX!
Increased intraocular pressure (IOP) or Glaucoma is the result of inadequate drainage of aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye. The increased pressure causes atrophy of the optic nerve and, if untreated, blindness. Here are 3 nursing care plans for Glaucoma