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What are the two types of blepharitis?
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Blepharitis caused by staphylococcus and seborrheic blepharitis
__________ blepharitis is treated with antibiotic ointment.
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Staphylococcus
_________ blepharitis is treated by shampooing the scalp and eyebrows.
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Seborrheic (the client is given antiseborrheic shampoo)
If a client has both types of blepharitis and it goes untreated, what can happen?
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They can develop a hordeolum, keratitis (inflammation of the cornea), or other eye infection.
You have a client with blepharitis and they are unsure how to remove the crusting and scaling around their lids and lashes. You recommend...
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Gentle cleansing of the lid margin with baby shampoo
The _______ conjunctiva can develop conjunctivitis from contact lenses, an ocular prosthesis or other chronic foreign body in the eye.
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Tarsal (interior lining of the lids)
What helps prevent the spread of conjunctivitis?
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Hand washing and using individual/disposable towels
____________ conjunctivitis is more commonly known as pink eye.
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Bacterial
What are the most common causative agents of bacterial conjunctivitis?
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Staph aureus (most often in adults). Streptococcus pneumoniae & Haemophilus influenzae are also common agents (most often in children)
How is bacterial conjunctivitis treated?
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It is self-limiting, requiring no treatment, however antibiotics shorten the course
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What are the major differences in symptoms of bacterial vs. viral conjunctivitis?
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Both present with tearing and redness Bacterial: irritation and mucopurulent drainage Viral: foreign body sensation, mild photophobia, can have increased discomfort and subconjunctival hemorrhaging
_________ conjunctivitis is a viral form that can be contracted from swimming pools or direct contact with someone that is infected.
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Adenovirus
How is viral conjunctivitis treated?
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Usually with palliative care, if pain is especially severe, can be treated with corticosteroids which provides relief but doesn't shorten the course.
___________ is a form of conjunctivitis which is caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis (serotypes A-C) and is a major cause of blindness throughout the world.
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Trachoma
How is trachoma transmitted?
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Through the hands and by flies
What type of conjunctivitis is caused by C. trachomatis serotypes D through K?
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Adult inclusion Conjunctivitis (AIC)
Which type of chlamydial conjunctivitis is more prevalent in the US?
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Adult inclusion Conjunctivitis (AIC)
Which type of chlamydial conjunctivitis is most commonly seen in underdeveloped countries?
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Trachoma
What are the signs and symptoms of Adult inclusion Conjunctivitis (AIC)/Trachoma?
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Mucopurulent ocular discharge, irritation, and swelling of the lids
How are trachoma and Adult inclusion Conjunctivitis (AIC) treated?
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With antibiotics
You have a client that has just been diagnosed with Adult inclusion Conjunctivitis (AIC). As you are discussing their antibiotic treatment, you know you must also discuss...
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The sexual implications of the condition, people with AIC have a high risk of concurrent chlamydial infections as well as other STDS. You should also include education about the ocular condition.
  
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