Study of the first contact management profile of cases of infectious keratitis: a hospital-based study.

@article{Vajpayee2000StudyOT,
  title={Study of the first contact management profile of cases of infectious keratitis: a hospital-based study.},
  author={Rasik Bihari Vajpayee and Tanuj Dada and Rohit Saxena and Madhu Vajpayee and Hugh R Taylor and Pradeep Venkatesh and Namrata Sharma},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={52-6}
}
PURPOSE To study the management pattern and examine the role of cultures and antibiotic sensitivity testing in infectious keratitis. METHODS A retrospective analysis of the demographic, clinical, and microbiological data was performed in 100 consecutive patients with infectious keratitis. The main parameters evaluated were nature of first contact with the health care services, investigations undertaken, treatment initiated, and the time interval between presentation to the first medical… CONTINUE READING