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Flashcards in 13 - Opth - Trauma - Hx and Examination Deck (6):
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what questions to ask trauma pts - 5

time of injury
mechanism of injury
mode of injury
were glasses/goggles worn
prev ocular conditions and VA

2

What symptoms to screen for

pain, reduced vision, diplopia, flashes/floaters, foreign body sensation

3

what not to forget to ask about in eye trauma

tetanus immunisation

4

first step in examination of eye trauma

overall and general medical examination

5

second step in examination of eye trauma

VA - unless chemical burn - washout first

6

last steps of examination of eye trauma

ocular structure examination from cornea to retina
- then
-pupil exam, visual fields, eye movements, sensation

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