Training Health Workers to Recognize, Treat, Refer and Educate Patients about Ocular Leprosy available in Hardcover
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- World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
The book is written for use by health care workers involved in the primary eye care of leprosy patients, particularly in leprosy endemic areas. It is designed for use as a trainer's manual in a structured teaching setting with practice at examination. Using this trainer's manual, together with the companion volume, Guide to Ocular Leprosy for Health Workers, the trainer will teach the health worker to do the following tasks: recognize, record and manage eye complications from leprosy; recognize, record and manage other common eye diseases; make appropriate referrals to specialized eye care centers; and impart eye health education.Written clearly and concisely, this book serves as a valuable guide for primary eye care workers and paramedical workers involved in the care of leprosy patients.