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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyer, F; Zilker, T 
Title:
[Caustic injuries of the eye, skin and the gastrointestinal tract] 
Abstract:
Caustic injuries of the eye usually occur accidentally and can result in minor eye irritations to total loss of vision. All chemical exposures to the eye require immediate decontamination by copious irrigation with an aqueous solution for at least 15-30 minutes up to two hours in single cases of massive exposure. Tap water is readily available, safe, and effective and, thus, the preferred irrigation fluid. Warmed lactated Ringer's solution is theoretically preferable to normal saline as an ocula...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ther Umsch 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
66 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
379-86 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0040-5930 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung