Distracted pedestrian sustains orbital fracture while on cell phone

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Edell AR; Jung JJ; Solomon JM; Palu RN;
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: Clinical Ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.),volume 7,pages671-673 (issn: 1177-5467, eissn: 1177-5483)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3621686, doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S41257
  • Subject: RE1-994 | Clinical Ophthalmology | orbital floor fracture | pedestrian safety | Ophthalmology | Original Research | orbital fracture | ocular trauma | cell phone distraction
    mesheuropmc: humanities | human activities

Aimée R Edell, Jesse J Jung, Joel M Solomon, Richard N Palu Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Abstract: Use of cell phones in the general population has become increasingly commonplace. The distracting eff... View more
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