Normal anterior chamber ang...
Painless and gradual loss of vision
Painful loss of vision with fixed midsized pupil
Primary open-angle glaucoma:
No specific interventions need occur prior to arrival at the hospital in regard to the eye:
Pain control may be necessary
In traumatic etiologies, stabilize other injuries
Severe pain, nausea, or vomiting
Patients receiving parenteral medications should be observed for side effects.
Patients without improvement of symptoms or intraoc...
Increased IOP can cause vascular insufficiency and with delayed treatment vision loss can be permanent
Eye pain/headache can be associated with severe abdominal pain—do not ignore t...
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Dargin JM, Lowenstein RA. The painful eye. Emerg Med Clin N...
365.9 Unspecified glaucoma
365.11 Primary open angle glaucoma
365.22 Acute angle-closure glaucoma
365.60 Glaucoma associated with unspecified ocular disorder
365.31 Corticosteroid-induced glauco...
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