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Training health workers to recognize, treat, refer, and educate patients about ocular leprosy

by Paul Courtright

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, River Edge, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leprosy -- Complications.,
  • Eye -- Infections.,
  • Ocular manifestations of general diseases.,
  • Allied health personnel -- In-service training.,
  • Eye Infections, Bacterial -- prevention & control.,
  • Leprosy -- complications.,
  • Allied Health Personnel -- education.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Courtright, Susan Lewallen.
    ContributionsLewallen, Susan., Teaching and Learning Materials ILEP.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE901.L4 C685 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL562795M
    ISBN 109810213298
    LC Control Number96147006
    OCLC/WorldCa29971082

    The purpose of this manual is to introduce the general concepts and techniques in leprosy rehabilitation to physical therapy aides. Because of the lack of well-trained, qualified, physical therapists, the committee on leprosy rehabilitation considers it necessary to publish a teaching manual outlining leprosy rehabilitation for those who work with leprosy patients in the field of physical therapy. Such training should not only include the transfer of skills and knowledge, but should also create a positive attitude of health workers towards leprosy and leprosy patients (Asnake et al., ). Saunderson & Ross () indicate that it is still surprising that in the era of cost-effectiveness and cost-cutting, training is often not well.

    Statement of the Problem 5 AMD This number is expected to nearly double to almost 3 million individuals by the year The aging of the U.S. population is such that by the year one in four Americans will be at least 65 years of age The visual function, eye health, and systemic health care needs of this older adult population. The patient is shown a series of specially designed pictures composed of colored dots, called pseudoisochromatic plates. The patient is asked to look for numbers among the various colored dots. Individuals with normal color vision see a number, while those with a deficiency do not see it.

      Background Leprosy was eliminated as a public health problem (Leprosy Eradication Programme was therefore initiated: decentralisation of the vertical programme, integration of leprosy services into the primary health . the study of computers and information technology in health care; deal with all the information that is kept about a patient, such as a patient's medical history, diagnosis, and laboratory results.


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Training health workers to recognize, treat, refer, and educate patients about ocular leprosy by Paul Courtright Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. Training Health Workers to Recognize, Treat, Refer and Educate Patients about Ocular Leprosy: Medicine & Health Science Books @ hor: Paul Courtright, Susan Lewallen.

and educate patients about ocular leprosy book Concisely written and highly illustrated with color pictures, it serves as an essential reference for health workers and paramedical workers in their care of leprosy book is designed to be used as a companion volume to Training Health Workers to Recognize, Treat, Refer and Educate Patients about Ocular by: 3.

Get this from a library. Guide to ocular leprosy for health workers: a training manual for eye care in leprosy. [Paul Courtright; Susan Lewallen; Teaching and Learning Materials ILEP.] -- This book is designed to serve as a step-by-step approach to eye care, for use by health workers involved in the primary eye care of leprosy patients.

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The training of ophthalmic medical assistants and other development workers to organize, treat and refer eye conditions has helped the extension of eye health services to rural communities. Mobile eye units have a very important role in this work. KNOW-HOW OF PRIMARY EYE CARE AMONG HEALTH EXTENSION WORKERS (HEWS) IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA.

Introduction Leprosy, which is caused by the Mycobacterium leprae (see Chapter ), is a disease of low contagion that presents with protean manifestations.

In its usual presentation, it is a chronic disease whose slow clinical progression is often punctuated by hypersensitivity reactions (lepra reactions; see Chapter ).

The disease ranges from a singular patch or single. Background: West Java comes as the third biggest Province in Indonesia with leprosy cases. The incidence of the new cases, particularly in Karawang, in were patients or A major event in the field of public health and communicable disease control during the 20th century was the discovery of a highly effective multidrug therapy (MDT) for leprosy, which consisted of a combination of Rifampicin, Clofazimine, and Dapsone.

1 Since its introduction in by the World Health Organization (WHO), 1, 2 MDT has successfully led to the elimination of leprosy as a public. Educate the patient and family member about the consequence of leprosy.

Nurses should educate the leprosy patient about the signs and symptoms of relapse and disease exacerbation. Closely monitor the family and community people for development of leprosy signs and symptoms. Provide knowledge and increase awareness about advance sings of neuropathy.

multibacillary leprosy patients at the time of their leprosy diagnosis: findings from the Longitudinal Study of Ocular Leprosy (LOSOL) in India, the Philippines and Ethiopia.

Lepr Rev ; Daniel E, Sundar Rao PS, Ffytche TJ, Chacko S, Prasanth HR, Courtright P. Iris atrophy in patients. The author ends on a gloomy note in stating that ocular lesions develop in spite of modern general treatment; that there are not enough trained workers workers Subject Category: People Groups see more details; and that the number of blind leprosy patients is likely to increase.

[This paper is a. Leprosy continues to be a challenge to health worldwide, with about new cases being detected every year. Despite widespread implementation of effective multidrug therapy, leprosy has not been eliminated. A third of newly diagnosed patients have nerve damage and might develop disabilities, although the proportion varies according to several factors, including level of self-care.

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Medical books Training Health Workers To Recognize, Treat, Refer And Educate Patients About Oc. author paul courtright author paul courtwright author susan lewallen format hardback language english publication year 04 01 subject medicine subject 2 clinical medicine professional title.Over half of the people affected by leprosy worldwide are in India, many of whom are severely disabled when they present for care.

Changes in policy and the integration of the leprosy programme with general health services has given rise to new challenges for the control of blinding eye disease in leprosy patients. This paper looks at the challenges posed: management, materials, manpower.A successful leprosy care and control program within the general healthcare services at the PHC level is highly dependent upon the HWs having adequate knowledge of, and practical training on, leprosy.

This study describes PHC workers’ knowledge of leprosy, and their practical involvement in leprosy care and control activities at PHC clinics.