The official publication of the National Flight Nurses Association, this text follows the core curriculum standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. Comprehensive and timely, it is the standard reference for flight nurses and health professionals that are training in or practicing air medical transportation. (See ASTNA this section for new 2nd Edition.)Alkali burns usually cause more damage to the eye than do acid burns, with the exception of extremely strong acids (such as hydrofluoric acid) and acids that contain heavy metals. Thermal burns to the eye are caused by flames, steam, explosions, flying ashes, or molten metal. ... The iris is located behind the cornea and functions as a diaphragm to control the amount of light that passes through the pupilanbsp;...
|Author||:||Reneé Semonin Holleran, National Flight Nurses Association (U.S.)|