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doi: 10.1097/
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Managing corneal abrasions in primary care

Saccomano, Scott J. PhD, RN, GNP-BC; Ferrara, Lucille R. EdD, RN, MBA, FNP-BC

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Abstract: Corneal abrasion is a common eye injury that occurs in all age-groups. A focused history and physical exam can identify patients with corneal abrasions and improve intervention time. Minor corneal abrasions usually heal within 48 hours without complications or eye damage.

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