Trauma-related ocular infections

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Abstract

Trauma is a major predisposing factor in ocular infections. Maintaining a high index of clinical suspicion based on the circumstances of injury is critical to allow prompt recognition, immediate diagnostic investigation, and initiation of broad spectrum antimicrobial therapy without delay. Optimal management strategies for traumatic endophthalmitis, keratitis, and periocular infections are discussed with particular emphasis on incidence, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, causative organisms, and specific therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-679
Number of pages13
JournalOphthalmology Clinics of North America
Volume8
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Eye Infections
Endophthalmitis
Keratitis
Wounds and Injuries
Causality
Incidence
Therapeutics
Infection

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  • Ophthalmology

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Trauma-related ocular infections. / O'Brien, Terrence; Choi, S.

In: Ophthalmology Clinics of North America, Vol. 8, No. 4, 01.12.1995, p. 667-679.

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