Journal article

[Pediatric ocular trauma: a retrospective survey].

M He, X Lin, J Xu

Yan ke xue bao (2016) | Published : 1997

Abstract

PURPOSE: To determine the risk factors for pediatric ocular injuries, especially those resulting in severe visual impairment, and to identify the trends and preventable causes. METHODS: A retrospective survey was conducted for all pediatric trauma cases at Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center from January 1989 through December 1992. Four hundred eighty-seven cases of 15 years old or younger were recruited in this study. Stepwise regression analysis was used to identify the relations between the visual prognosis and the potential risk factors (age, gender, time after injury, type of injury, and cause of injury) RESULTS: The male to female ratio was approximately 3:1, and most were 4 to 8 years old. No..

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