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The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment
  

The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment (Hardback, Second Edition)

Edited by Sardegna, Jill
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Millions of Americans have a significant level of vision impairment. This revised edition of The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment is designed to provide students, professionals, and general readers with a comprehensive source of practical information on what has be...come the second most common disability in the United States. More than 500 detailed entries are written in clear, concise language with a minimum of technical jargon. The volume incorporates a history of blindness and vision impairment with an A-to-Z presentation of health issues, types of surgery, medications, medical terminology, social issues, myths and misconceptions, economic issues, and current research trends. This volume also features updated statistics on blindness and vision impairment, as well as new and updated appendixes offering information on schools for the blind, relevant web sites for further study, and much more. Revised and updated, the second edition features new and expanded entries on: Refractive eye surgery; Cataract surgery; Glaucoma treatment and research; Macular degeneration research.
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ISBN 9780816042807
Released NZ 30 Jun 2002
Publisher Facts On File Inc
Format Hardback, Second Edition
Series Facts on File Library of Health and Living
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780816042807
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Facts On File Inc
Imprint Facts On File Inc
Released 30 Jun 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, Second Edition
Edition Second Edition
Author(s) Edited by Sardegna, Jill
By etc.
Series Facts on File Library of Health and Living
Category Reference Works
Reference Works
Disability: Social Aspects
Ophthalmology
Popular Medicine
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 187mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 362.4103
Weight 862g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Blindness - Dictionaries., Blind, Apparatus for the - Dictionaries., Vision disorders - Dictionaries.
NBS Text Coping with Problems & Illness
ONIX Text General/trade

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