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Unformatted text preview: eyelashes full and equal. Eyelids and lacrimal apparatus normal = not puffy. Eyeball: no abnormalities. Conjunctiva: red in color, no inflammation. Cornea responded to cotton test with appropriate blink reflex. Sclera: white to blue white in color, not blood shot at anterior chamber. Iris and pupil: brown iris with equally dilated black pupils. Lacrimal apparatus: not swollen, no discharge. Upper and lower lids and eyebrows normal, not swollen. Bony orbit: firm, no chips or abnormalities. Retina: appeared intact, red reflex seen. Could not see optic disk. Problem Statement: High risk for injury related to rubbing of eye after dust exposure at work. Nursing Plan: Diagnosis: inspect conjunctiva for inflammation, inspect cornea and sclera for scratches Treatment: use eyedrops prn Education: teach proper handwashing techniques; teach proper way to clean eye (in to out) and no rubbing; inform about use of safety glasses when working; remind re importance of yearly checkups. Signature...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course NUR 206 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08