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ANY injury that causes facial trauma is significant enough to have-->

a cervical spine injury

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Before initiating ABCs in any pt presenting with facial trauma

Must first ensure cervical spine precautions

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Most common site of Orbital Wall Fx

maxillary roof

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Fracture in 1+ of the bony walls of the orbit

Orbital Wall Fracture

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Hyphema

blood in front chamber

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Iridodialysis

iris disinsertion
s/s of blunt trauma

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Isolated orbital floor fracture -->no repair unless:

eye movement limitation

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Fragmented or depressed Orbital Wall Fx-->

Internal fixation

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Severe ocular contusion-->

Hyphema
Iridodialysis

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penetrating lid injury
peaked pupil
hyphema
iridodialysis
bullous (subconjunctival hemorrhage)

S/S of Ruptured Globe

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Ruptured globe inspection is performed w/o

placing pressure on the globe (eyeball)

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If movement of unaffected eye elicits pain-->

patch unaffected eye

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ED tx of Traumatic Ocular Injury

•place a shield over the injured eye (no patch)
•If movement of unaffected eye elicits pain, patch as well
•Antiemetics/ pain meds prn
•Referral to opthalmologist

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Orbital Wall Fx --X-ray or CT scan

to determine extent of injury