Posted: November 1st, 2017
When using a Snellen alphabet chart, the nurse records the client’s vision as 20/40. Which of the following statements best describes 20/40 vision?
1. The client has alterations in near vision and is legally blind.
2. The client can see at 20 feet what the person with normal vision can see at 40 feet.
3. The client can see at 40 feet what the person with normal vision sees at 20 feet.
4. The client has a 20% decrease in acuity in one eye, and a 40% decrease in the other eye.
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