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Educational interventions for the prevention of eye injuries

  1. Anupa Shah1,*,
  2. Karen Blackhall2,
  3. Katharine Ker2,
  4. Daksha Patel3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006527.pub3


How to Cite

Shah A, Blackhall K, Ker K, Patel D. Educational interventions for the prevention of eye injuries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006527. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006527.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    London School of Health & Tropical Medicine, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, ICEH, London, UK

  2. 2

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Cochrane Injuries Group, London, UK

  3. 3

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, International Centre for Eye Health, London, UK

*Anupa Shah, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, ICEH, London School of Health & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK. cevg@lshtm.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Adler-Grinberg 1985 {published data only}
  • Adler-Grinberg D, Lovato C, Nussenblatt H, Davis-Poirier R. Evaluation of the NSPB elementary school teaching unit on eye health. Journal of the American Optometric Association 1985;56(11):882-6.
Eime 2005 {published data only}
Forst 2004 {published data only}
Hathaway 1992 {published data only}
Smith 1978 {published data only (unpublished sought but not used)}
  • Smith MJ, Anger WK, Uslan SS. Behavioral modification applied to occupational safety. Journal of Safety Research 1978;10(2):87-8.

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Benton 1978 {published data only}
  • Benton V H, Truelove N. "Adopt-a-school" a program of eye care for children. Sight-Saving Review 1978;48(2):77-80.
Bezan 1988 {published data only}
  • Bezan D, Bezan K. Prevention of eye injuries in the dental office. Journal of the American Optometric Association 1988;59(12):929-34.
Danis 2000 {published data only}
  • Danis R P, Hu K, Bell M. Acceptability of baseball face guards and reduction of oculofacial injury in receptive youth league players. Injury Prevention 2000;6(3):232-4.
Eime 2004 {published data only}
  • Eime R, Finch C, Owen N, Gifford S, Vear P. Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of squash venue operators relating to use of protective eyewear. Injury Control & Safety Promotion 2004;11(1):47-53.
Forst 2006 {published data only}
  • Forst L, Noth IM, Lacey S, Bauer S, Skinner S, Petrea R, et al. Barriers and benefits of protective eyewear use by Latino farm workers. Journal of Agromedicine 2006;11(2):11-7.
Mancini 2005 {published data only}
  • Mancini G, Baldasseroni A, Laffi G, Curti S, Mattioli S, Violante FS. Prevention of work related eye injuries: long term assessment of the effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention among metal workers. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2005;62:830-5.
Murthy 1994 {published data only}
  • Murthy GV, Verma L, Ahuja S. Evaluation of an innovative school eye health educational mode. Indian Pediatrics 1994;31(5):553-7.

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Canavan 1980
Higgins 2005
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Krisnainah 2006
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Kuhn 2004
Lipscomb 2000
MacEwen 1999
Negrel 1998
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Thomas 2003
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USEIR
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Vernon 1984
  • Vernon SA, Yorston DB. Incidence of ocular injuries from road traffic accidents after introduction of seat belt legislation. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1984;77(3):198-200.