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Title: Flashes and Floaters
Url: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/flashesandfloaters/htm/i...
Creator: Patient Education Institute
Publisher: Health Education Assets Library
Description: This patient education program explains what floaters (small, moving spots or specks in the field of vision) and flashes (of light) are, their symptoms, causes, and when they may indicate a more serious medical condition. It also covers diagnosis, treatment, and self-care for floaters and flashes. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute. NOTE: The tutorial requires a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial. You will also need an Acrobat Reader, available as a free download, in order to view the Reference Summary.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Medicine (General) -- Medical personnel and the public. Physician and the public -- Medical personnel and patient. Physician and patient -- Patient education and health counseling
Medicine -- Ophthalmology -- Examination. Diagnosis
Medicine -- Ophthalmology -- Neuroophthalmology. Neurogenic disturbances of vision
Medicine -- Ophthalmology -- Ocular therapeutics
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Health
Vocational Education
Health -- Body systems and senses
Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations
Key Concept: Health -- Diseases
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: flash
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Patient Education Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Flashes
Floaters
Posterior Vitreous Detachment
PVD
Retinal Detachment
Vitreous Body
Vitreous Detachment
Date Of Record Release: 2008-11-28 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:54:05 (W3C-DTF)
Source: HEAL  HEAL
Full Record Views: 31
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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