In recent years, an increasing number of eye injuries caused by ammonia burns have been observed at two Danish major hospitals. In other countries the number of assaults using chemicals as weapons seems to be growing, but to our knowledge, this is not described in Scandinavia. Immediate irrigation is the most important therapy in order to reduce damages after ammonia burns.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Ammonia burns of the eyes are easily overlooked|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for Laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 2012|
- Burns, Chemical
- Corneal Perforation
- Emergency Treatment
- Eye Burns