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Document ID (ISN)61746
CIS number 94-219
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1993
Convention or series no. DMT 53 TF 42
Author(s) Falcy M., Blomet J.
Title First aid in case of eye splashes - Preliminary results of survey
Original title Premiers soins en cas de projections oculaires - Premiers résultats d'enquête [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1993, No.53, p.33-41.
Abstract Report on a questionnaire survey of 62 cases of first-aid administered after eye-splashing accidents and 11 cases of first aid after chemical splashes affecting the skin. The results are presented in tabular form. Preliminary conclusions: if water is administered immediately after a chemical splash accident, there are no harmful consequences; the essential aspect of first aid is immediate administration; the product Diphotérine R is equally effective against acids and bases; it is important to understand how Diphotérine R works: mixing it with water seems to have no beneficial effect. In annex: sample questionnaire.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; eyes; eye injuries; first aid
Descriptors (secondary) France; bases, alkalis; acids; blepharitis; skin injuries; keratitis; questionnaire survey; report on investigation; ophthalmotoxic effects; conjunctivitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization