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Document ID (ISN)78011
CIS number 02-87
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Carmona R.E.
Title Visual acuity manual
Original title Manual de salud visual [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguros, Departamento de gestiˇn empresarial en salud ocupacional, San JosÚ, Costa Rica, 2000. 23p. Illus.
Abstract This training booklet presents a few basic principles of eye physiology, vision problems and risks to vision. Contents: vision system; field of vision; visual ergonomics and positioning of signalling elements; refractive anomalies (myopia; hypermetropia, astigmatism, presbyopia, anisometropia); most common disorders (styes, chalazion, glaucoma, keratoconus, foreign bodies, visual acuity); symptoms requiring medical attention; measures to be taken in cases of injury (foreign bodies, chemicals, burns due to heat, strikes by objects).
Descriptors (primary) Costa Rica; eyes; training material; physiology of vision
Descriptors (secondary) myopia; field of vision; glaucoma; astigmatism; cataract; hypermetropia; burns; chemical products; conjunctivitis; training manuals; visual acuity; foreign bodies; presbyopia
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCosta Rica
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) OSH training