By James T. Banta MD
With a bit of luck evaluation and deal with nearly any aggravating eye damage you'll come across in practice...from chemical accidents to blast accidents to perforating accidents. This new source offers all of the hands-on how-to's you must stabilize an ocular trauma sufferer, diagnose their challenge, deal with it if attainable, and make a referral whilst valuable. With its useful suggestion, many informative illustrations, and instructive movies on DVD, Ocular Trauma is your perfect source for coping with all kinds of ocular injury.
- Hundreds of pictures and line drawings convey you what to appear for and the way to proceed.
- Videos on DVD exhibit every thing from dealing with preliminary displays to acting surgical interventions to coping with follow-up visits.
- Real-world case reviews make clear the way to conquer tricky demanding situations and attain the simplest outcomes.
- Highly sensible, targeted chapters allow you to find and observe details quickly.
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2. Soft tissue imaging is superior to that of CT. 3. Visualizes non-magnetic foreign bodies. 4. Can be used in pregnant women. Disadvantages: 1. Not as widely available as CT. 2. Relatively long acquisition time, which can produce motion artifact and claustrophobia. 3. Contraindicated in patients with suspected magnetic intraocular or intraorbital foreign bodies, pacemakers, cochlear implants, and life support equipment. 4. Does not visualize bony structures as well as CT. Ultrasonography2,10 Of all of the imaging modalities discussed, ultrasonography (US) provides the greatest resolution and the most detailed anatomic information regarding the posterior segment of the eye.
Asymmetrically low intraocular pressure 4. subconjunctival pigment Chapter 11 explores the diagnosis of occult globe violation in further detail. Treatment Recognizing and treating any associated ocular injuries is the ﬁ rst and most important step. The only treatment for subconjunctival hemorrhage is time. Most subconjunctival hemorrhages resolve in a matter of days but can take several weeks if extensive. Conservative measures such as lubricant eye drops and reassurance are satisfactory with isolated subconjunctival hemorrhages.
Should be suspected when the caregiver’s history is inconsistent, the child has a history of multiple emergency room visits, or the character of the injury is not compatible with the caregiver’s history. The ocular examination can play an important role in the diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome. In this syndrome, intraocular and intracranial hemorrhages are present, often without external signs of trauma. 5 Physicians are legally mandated to report cases of suspected child abuse to the appropriate social service agency or the police.
Ocular trauma by James T. Banta MD