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Document ID (ISN)52512
CIS number 89-1617
ISSN - Serial title 0724-5297 - BAD-Intern
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Josset P., Pelosse B., Blomet J., Vieux N., Meyer M.C.
Title Eye injuries by caustic substances - study of various eye irrigation methods
Original title Augenverätzungen durch Laugen - Studie über die verschiedenen Spültechniken [in German]
Bibliographic information 1987, No.2, p.1-4. Illus.
Abstract Eyes injured by caustic substances are usually irrigated with water or with isotonic, buffered or unbuffered solutions. Animal experiments using these irrigation methods yielded the highest recovery rate of endothelial cells and the fastest restoration of intraocular pH-values with buffered isotonic solutions applied within 30 minutes after the injury occurred.
Descriptors (primary) sodium hydroxide; caustic substances; eye injuries; chemical burns; eye irrigation
Descriptors (secondary) animal experiments; emergency treatment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Alkaline materials
Inorganic substances