Managing chemical eye injuries
Bernice Duffy Senior sister and emergency nurse practitioner, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
BERNICE DUFFY says initial management of potentially devastating chemical eye injuries by emergency nurses can affect patients’ future prognosis as much as subsequent ophthalmic treatment
Chemical burns to the eyes are potentially devastating for the individuals concerned and are regarded as ophthalmic emergencies.
Emergency Nurse. 16, 1, 25-29. doi: 10.7748/en2008.04.16.1.25.c6471