ERIC Number: ED221471
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Eye Injuries--The A-B-C's and a Few X-Y-Z's for the Athletic Trainer.
Suggestions are given for diagnosing and treating sport-related injuries to the eye: (1) hyphema; (2) abrasion of the cornea; (3) subconjunctival hemorrhage; (4) traumatic iritis; (5) lacerations of the eyelids and brows; (6) eyelid margin lacerations; (7) traumatic retinal detachment; (8) superficial foreign body; (9) traumatic cataracts and dislocated lens; (10) "black eye"; and (11) fracture of orbital bones or "blowout" fractures of the orbital floor. A discussion of protective eye gear is presented along with a list of the contents of an adequate ophthalmic first aid kit. (JD)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Athletes, Biomechanics, Eyes, First Aid, Human Body, Injuries, Prevention, Trainers
Not available separately; see SP 020 500.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Athletic Trainers
Note: In: Professional Preparation in Athletic Training. Proceedings of the Professional Preparation Conferences: National Athletic Trainers Association.