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Eye Injuries (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS
Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

Desai, P., et al. "Incidence of cases of ocular trauma admitted to hospital and incidence of blinding outcome." The British Journal of Ophthalmology 80.7 (1996): 592-596.

Macewen, C. J. "Eye injuries: a prospective survey of 5671 cases." The British Journal of Ophthalmology 73.11 (1989): 888-894.

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Rahman, I., et al. "Open globe injuries: factors predictive of poor outcome." Eye 20.12 (2006): 1336-1341.

Smith, D., et al. "The epidemiology and diagnosis of penetrating eye injuries." Academic Emergency Medicine 9.3 (2002): 209-213.

Tielsch, J. M., et al. "Time trends in the incidence of hospitalized ocular trauma." Archives of Ophthalmology 107.4 (1989): 519-523.

Previous contributing author and editors: Author: Joseph R Twanmoh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; and Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.


Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2012

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