Rate of eye injury in the United States.

  title={Rate of eye injury in the United States.},
  author={Gerald McGwin and Aiyuan Xie and Cynthia Owsley},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={123 7},
OBJECTIVE To provide a comprehensive estimate of the rate of eye injury in the United States. METHODS Data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, and the National Hospital Discharge Survey for 2001 were combined and used to provide estimates of eye injuries treated in emergency departments, inpatient and outpatient facilities, and private physicians' offices, as well as their causes and characteristics [corrected] RESULTS In… CONTINUE READING

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