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The EYE Self-Directed Learning Assessment Name:___________________________________________ Please Circle the Correct Answer: 1. What is the single most important step in the evaluation and treatment of chemical burns to the eye? A. Antibiotic therapy to reduce the likelihood of a secondary infection B. Copious irrigation with saline or water as soon as the patient presents to the emergency department C. Slit-lamp examination to assess the depth of the burn D. Cycloplegia to dilate the pupil to increased flow of aqueous humor into the anterior chamber and decrease pain. E. Evaluation of Visual acuity. 2. Which of the following are ophthalmology emergencies? A. Ruptured globe B. Acute angle glaucoma C. Retinal Detachment D. Complex lid lacerations E. All of the above 3. The treatment of acute angle glaucoma includes all the following except: A. Timolol B. Acetozolamide C. Fluroscein D. Steroids E. Mannitol 4. Visual defect characteristically found in orbital blow out fractures is: A. Blurry or double vision with upward gaze B. Blurry or double vision with downward gaze C. Decreased vision when looking up and out D. Decreased vision when looking down an in E. None of the above 5. True or False: If a ruptured globe is suspected, you should check the pressure by tonometry as part of your assessment. A. True B. False 6. It is important that an ophthalmologist urgently evaluate and set up follow-up for a patient with hyphema because: A. The fluid can become infected B. If not treated can result in globe rupture C. Has a risk of rebleeding D. Both A and C E. Both A and B 7. The pupil in acute angle glaucoma is characteristically: A. Small, with nystagmus on light exam B. Midsized, fixed C. Midsized mobile D. Dialated, with nystagmus on light exam E. Dilated, fixed.
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