TITLE

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AUTHOR(S)
Littlejohns, Linda
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the value of the consensual pupil reaction in a bedside assessment. In assessing the pupil response, it is vital to note the speed of the reaction and any difference between the left and right pupils. A brief description of the visual pathway is provided. Techniques for assessing consensual light reflex are mentioned. A list of lesions that can affect the integrity of the pupil response is presented.
ACCESSION #
23771106

 

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