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Document ID (ISN)59032
CIS number 92-1884
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Núñez-Samper Pizarroso C., Jato Díaz A.M., Sobrino Serrano F.J.
Title Foreign object accidents
Original title Accidentes por cuerpo extraño [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1992, No.46, p.37-39. Illus.
Abstract After conducting a retrospective study of clinical histories of patients who came to the emergency department of a Spanish hospital for treatment of foreign object injuries, it was found that two out of three foreign object injuries affected the ocular region. The mechanisms through which foreign objects enter the body and cause damage are reviewed, as well as actions to take in case of accidents and appropriate preventive measures kept (personal protection).
Descriptors (primary) foreign bodies; eye injuries; face and eye protection
Descriptors (secondary) personal protective equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Face and eye protection