Epidemiology and aetiology of childhood ocular trauma in the Republic of Suriname.

@article{Minderhoud2016EpidemiologyAA,
  title={Epidemiology and aetiology of childhood ocular trauma in the Republic of Suriname.},
  author={Janna Minderhoud and Ruth M. A. van Nispen and Astrid Anna Maria Heijthuijsen and Victoria Apollonia Annemarie Beunders and Anne-Marie T Bueno de Mesquita-Voigt and Annette C Moll and Dennis R. A. Mans and Peerooz Saeed},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2016},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={479-84}
}
PURPOSE To describe the epidemiology and aetiology of ocular trauma in school-aged children who previously visited the Suriname Eye Centre (SEC) of the Academic Hospital Paramaribo. METHODS In a hospital-based retrospective study, all cases of children who were school aged (8-15 years) at the time of the survey and previously underwent evaluation and/or treatment at the SEC because of ocular trauma were analysed. Demographic and ophthalmologic data were taken out of patient records; eye… CONTINUE READING