Tag Archives | Opthalmology

Causes of Visual Loss

I was going to do a post about this, then I found these nice lists over at Emergsource.com

It’s a list of the causes of painful and painless visual loss. ¬†Visual loss is a relatively rare presenting complaint to ED, so it’s good to be able to whip out this list of differentials when a patient comes in with it, and it does occasionally come up in SCE’s and VAQ’s.


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New Video: Nasal Cannula Eye Irrigation

Here’s another video I’ve made with a handy clinical tip for irrigating your patients eyes in the ED.  Much more comfortable than a Morgan Lens, and much easier to set up & run.


Try it out & let me know how it goes. If you have any other neat “Macgyver-esque” tricks for ED procedures leave a comment or email me.

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