Penetrating ocular injuries in the home.

  title={Penetrating ocular injuries in the home.},
  author={Gurpreet K Bhogal and Paul J. Tomlins and P. I. Murray},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  volume={29 1},
BACKGROUND We studied the prevalence and aetiology of penetrating ocular injuries, in particular ones that were sustained whilst undertaking Do It Yourself (DIY) or gardening in the domestic environment. We also examined the extent of eye safety promotion in DIY stores and garden centres and on their websites. METHODS We conducted a case note review of patients who underwent surgery for penetrating ocular trauma between January 2000 and June 2004. Eight DIY stores and garden centres and 10… CONTINUE READING
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