Eye injuries in rural Victoria, Australia

Simon Raymond, Ian Favilla, Anh Nguyen, Mark Jenkins, Greg Mason

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Eye injuries in rural Victoria, Australia. BACKGROUND: Eye injury causes significant morbidity and is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. This study investigates the incidence, spectrum and patterns of eye injury presenting to a rural hospital in Victoria, Australia. METHODS: A retrospective review of the medical records of all patients presenting with eye injury to the emergency department of Mildura Base Hospital, Victoria, Australia in year 2004 was conducted. As the emergency department of Mildura Base Hospital also acts as the outpatient department for this hospital, the series included all patients treated for eye injury at Mildura Base Hospital in year 2004, including admissions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)698 - 702
Number of pages5
JournalClinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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