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The Resource The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment, Jill Sardegna [and others]

The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment, Jill Sardegna [and others]

Label
The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment
Title
The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment
Statement of responsibility
Jill Sardegna [and others]
Title variation
Blindness and vision impairment
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Millions of Americans have a significant level of vision impairment. This revised edition of The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment is designed to provide students, professionals, and general readers with a comprehensive source of practical information on what has become the second most common disability in the United States. More than 500 detailed entries are written in clear, concise language with a minimum of technical jargon. The volume incorporates a history of blindness and vision impairment with an A-to-Z presentation of health issues, types of surgery, medications, medical terminology, social issues, myths and misconceptions, economic issues, and current research trends. This volume also features updated statistics on blindness and vision impairment, as well as new and updated appendixes offering information on schools for the blind, relevant web sites for further study, and much more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.4/1/03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RE91
LC item number
.S27 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
NLM call number
  • 2002 M-194
  • WW 13
NLM item number
E56 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sardegna, Jill
Series statement
Facts on File library of health and living
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blindness
  • Blind, Apparatus for the
  • Vision disorders
  • People with visual disabilities
  • Vision Disorders
  • Blindness
Label
The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment, Jill Sardegna [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First edition cataloged under: Sardegna, Jill
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Entries A-Z -- Appendixes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
48434894
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780816042807
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001055653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMKC: Nichols Reference copy is a galley proof. xvi, 324 p. ; 28 cm. without index.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The encyclopedia of blindness and vision impairment, Jill Sardegna [and others]
Publication
Note
First edition cataloged under: Sardegna, Jill
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Entries A-Z -- Appendixes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
48434894
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780816042807
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001055653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMKC: Nichols Reference copy is a galley proof. xvi, 324 p. ; 28 cm. without index.
Other physical details
illustrations

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