TITLE

Five things to know about... Dilating pupils

AUTHOR(S)
Belliveau, Michel J.; Arthur, Brian W.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1400
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several things to consider with pupil dilation. It says that diagnosis of pupil dilation can be a valuable tool for non-ophthalmologists when assessing acute loss of vision and papilledema. It states that patients with dilated fundus should be instructed of its symptoms, dos and don'ts, and the protective gears. The article also mentions the risk for acute angle-closure glaucoma.
ACCESSION #
65960864

 

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