News and notices. October 04, 2016

New issue: Postoperative care

Nurse is talking to member of patient's family whilst patient sits on bed.
A nurse explains how to apply postoperative medication. INDIA. © M Rajkumar

Elmien Wolvaardt Ellison

Editor: Community Eye Health Journal, International Centre for Eye Health, London, UK.

Responsibility for our patients does not end when they leave the operating theatre – ensuring good eye health and visual outcomes in the long term also requires good postoperative care, counselling and follow-up. This issue offers practical advice and emphasises the importance of involving patients and family members in postoperative care.

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