Motor Vehicle Crash-associated Eye Injuries Presenting to U.S. Emergency Departments

Grayson W. Armstrong, BA; Allison J. Chen, BA; James G. Linakis, MD, PhD; Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH; Paul B. Greenberg, MD


Western J Emerg Med. 2014;15(6):693-700. 

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In summary, we report a decline in the rate of ED-treated MVC eye injuries in the U.S. and identify an increased risk among males, 15 to 19 year olds, and African Americans. Understanding and further investigating risk factors associated with ED-treated MVC eye injuries will aid emergency medicine clinicians in diagnosis and management, and should guide future prevention strategies.