publication . Article . 2012

The Comparison of Four Different Methods of Perioperative Eye Protection under General Anesthesia in Prone Position

Özlem Kocatürk; Tolga Kocatürk; Nil Kaan; Volkan Dayanır;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2012 Journal: Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine (issn: 1309-0720, eissn: 1309-2014, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Derman Medical Publishing
Aim: The purpose of this study was to compare and assess the efficacy of hypoallergen adhesive tape, antibiotic ointment, artificial tear liquid gel and ocular lubricant pomade for perioperative protection of eyes under general anesthesia in prone position. Material and Method: One hundred and eighty four patients (368 eyes) undergoing general anesthesia for >90 min for spinal procedures were divided randomly into four groups. Hypoallergen adhesive tape, antibiotic ointment, artificial tear liquid gel or ocular lubricant pomade was applied into the eyes. The patients underwent complete ophthalmic examination, including corrected visual acuity measurement, bas...
free text keywords: General Anesthesia, Prone Position, Corneal Epithelial Defect, Medicine, R
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