why would you want to check the fundus of they eye druing antihypertensive treatment?
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- 0Nov 23, '05 by VickyRN Senior ModeratorNice site here with amazing photographs:
- 0Nov 23, '05 by midwife2bWhen I took my physical assessment course years ago, I practiced fundiscopic exams on any willing victim... er.. volunteer. I saw changes in my mom's eyes and told her she needed to have her BP checked.
I told this to my opthamologist who reminded me that those are the only blood vessels we can actually see, and any changes there are a reflection of the entire body.
So if you haven't had a good eye exam lately, I encourage you all to do it! The technology now is AMAZING.