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Foreign Bodies Trauma and Burns Affecting the Eye

Foreign Bodies Trauma and Burns Affecting the Eye

Foreign Bodies Trauma and Burns Affecting the Eye

Stella Hornby - Module Editor: Eye Problems
Stella Hornby - Module Editor: Eye Problems
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 23 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 17 Jul 2018

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Description

This session describes the management of superficial foreign bodies in the eye, corneal abrasions, and how to identify a patient with serious ocular injury. This session was reviewed by Sally Higginbottom and last updated in February 2015.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Explain the immediate treatment of chemical burns
• Demonstrate the procedure for the removal of a superficial foreign body and the assessment of a retained foreign body
• Discuss superficial trauma and how to assess for foreign bodies, abrasions and lid lacerations, including use of fluorescein
• Describe the management of a corneal abrasion
• Recognise signs of severe ocular injury
Stella Hornby - Module Editor: Eye Problems

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Stella Hornby - Module Editor: Eye Problems
on behalf of Health Education England

Stella Hornby runs the eye emergency department in the Oxford Eye Hospital and is also the Clinical Lead for The Practice PLC, a leading independent provider of primary care ophthalmology. She and Dr Andrew Partner provide workshops for General Practitioners based on the Royal College of GP eye statement through their partnership Primary Care Ophthalmology LLP.

Stella has a particular interest in primary care ophthalmology, low vision and education about ophthalmology.

She was awarded a Noble Prize for her MD thesis on childhood blindness from Cambridge, the McCartney Prize for pathology in FRCOphth, and the “Ox-talent award for innovative use of technology in teaching and learning” for an e-learning site for medical students about ophthalmology and most recently an “Excellent Teacher Award” by the Medical Sciences Division of Oxford University. She developed an innovative expert patient-led workshop on “Living with Visual Impairment” for medical students.

Stella is a Module Editor for the e-GP module ’Care of People with Eye Problems’.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.25 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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