TITLE

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT... The red eye

AUTHOR(S)
Noble, Jason; Lloyd, John C.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on how physicians should handle red eye diseases such as viral conjunctivitis, blepharitis and dry eye. It notes that physicians can conduct dermatologic and rheumatologic reviews of the symptoms to be able to determine whether the ocular findings are connected to a systemic condition. Also noted is the immediate referral of patients with red-flag symptoms to an opthalmologists.
ACCESSION #
58607484

 

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