Ophthalmology

Publication Title: 
Klinische Monatsblatter Fur Augenheilkunde

In an overview new data from the literature regarding alternative/complementary medicine are presented. Naturopathy, acupuncture and homeopathy as well as new findings in placebo-research and their correlation to alternative medicine are discussed. In addition, as a synthesis a patient-orientated so-called anthropologic medicine is recommended to make alternative/complementary medicine unnecessary.

Author(s): 
Behrens-Baumann, W.
Publication Title: 
Klinische Monatsblatter Fur Augenheilkunde

In an overview new data from the literature regarding alternative/complementary medicine are presented. Naturopathy, acupuncture and homeopathy as well as new findings in placebo-research and their correlation to alternative medicine are discussed. In addition, as a synthesis a patient-orientated so-called anthropologic medicine is recommended to make alternative/complementary medicine unnecessary.

Author(s): 
Behrens-Baumann, W.
Publication Title: 
Eye Science

PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of preoperative visits on patients' psychology, physiology, and behavior during the perioperative period of eye surgery under local anesthesia, with the aim of enhancing patients' cooperation with the surgery and improving their degree of satisfaction. METHODS: A total of 240 patients scheduled to undergo eye surgery between August and October 2013 were randomly divided into an observation (n = 120) and a control (n = 120) group. Patients in the observation group attended preoperative visits with nurses and received conventional nursing care.

Author(s): 
Wu, Dan
Chen, Yingjun
Wu, Yanchun
Li, Haihuan
Fu, Miaoyu
Liu, Yanchan
Publication Title: 
Survey of Ophthalmology

The author shares his memories of a 48-year friendship with Frank B. Walsh, known as the Father of American neuro-ophthalmology. Personal anecdotes reveal Walsh as a man of kindness, sensitivity and unusual humor, and they document the origins of such lesser known neuro-ophthalmic terms as "Walsh's sign of mad" and "the belly button nystagmus of Walsh."

Author(s): 
Coston, T. O.
Publication Title: 
Survey of Ophthalmology

The author shares his memories of a 48-year friendship with Frank B. Walsh, known as the Father of American neuro-ophthalmology. Personal anecdotes reveal Walsh as a man of kindness, sensitivity and unusual humor, and they document the origins of such lesser known neuro-ophthalmic terms as "Walsh's sign of mad" and "the belly button nystagmus of Walsh."

Author(s): 
Coston, T. O.
Publication Title: 
Klinische Monatsblatter Fur Augenheilkunde

The developmental-assistance entreprise, "Opportunity Recycling in Ophthalmology (ORO)", recycles used but still usable equipment in Ophthalmology and material from the storage-rooms of eye clinics and private ophthalmological practices to responsible recipients in the Third World. ORO was found in 1977 and was given "Honorable Mention" from "Prix Rolex ‡ l'esprit d'entreprise" in 1978. The current project consists of locating, reconditioning, and organizing the transport of material for the Dr. A.-F.

Author(s): 
Hendrickson, P.
Publication Title: 
Insight (American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses)

On September 18, 2001, ASORN sent an ophthalmic nursing delegation to the People's Republic of China. Planning for the trip occurred during a tumultuous year. However, our warm reception in China made us feel safe, cared for, and overwhelmed by the generosity of a people we had just come to know. This article describes the process of preparing for this experience of a lifetime, what we learned from the ophthalmic nurses and doctors we met, and what we learned about ourselves along the way.

Author(s): 
Neault, Gloria A.
Publication Title: 
Revista Brasileira De Oftalmologia
Author(s): 
Gonzaga, J. G.
Publication Title: 
Archives of Ophthalmology

OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of religion and spirituality as a component of ophthalmology patients' value systems. METHODS: A brief questionnaire distributed to 124 consecutive patients was self-administered by the patient and was collected without identifier so that participants could be assured that answers would not affect their care. The main outcome measure was the prevalence of religious and spiritual beliefs and behaviors in ophthalmology patients. RESULTS: The sample was predominantly Christian (76.6%).

Author(s): 
Magyar-Russell, Gina
Fosarelli, Patricia
Taylor, Holly
Finkelstein, Daniel
Publication Title: 
Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde

In an overview new data from the literature regarding alternative/complementary medicine are presented. Naturopathy, acupuncture and homeopathy as well as new findings in placebo-research and their correlation to alternative medicine are discussed. In addition, as a synthesis a patient-orientated so-called anthropologic medicine is recommended to make alternative/complementary medicine unnecessary.

Author(s): 
Behrens-Baumann, W.

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