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Title Chemical ocular burns : new understanding and treatments / Norbert Schrage [and others].
Imprint Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, 2011.

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Subject Eye burns.
Chemical burns.
Eye Burns -- chemically induced.
Cornea -- physiopathology.
Burns, Chemical -- therapy.
Eye Burns -- therapy.
Alt Name Schrage, Norbert.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 122 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History of chemical burns and relative treatments -- Epidemiology of ocular chemical burn injuries -- The chemical agents and the involved chemical reactions -- Histology and physiology of the cornea -- Physiopathology of the cornea and the physiopathology of eye burns -- Rinsing therapy of eye burns -- The clinical of ocular burns -- Surgical therapeutic of ocular burns -- Emergency treatment.
Summary More than 25,000 chemical products have the potential to cause ocular burns. Because such burns can result in loss of sight or the need for corneal transplantation, they must be taken very seriously. This book is the first to be devoted entirely to chemical ocular burns. All aspects of the subject are covered, including history, epidemiology, chemical agents and reactions, histology, pathophysiology, clinical signs, medical and surgical treatments, and emergency care. Particular attention is paid to the mechanisms involved in ocular burns and to the links between the chemical reactivity of cor.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9783642145506 (electronic bk.)
3642145507 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-642-14550-6
OCLC # 682907539
Additional Format Print version: Schrage, Norbert. Chemical ocular burns. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2011 (DLC) 2010937959

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