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Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

  1. Kristina Lindsley1,*,
  2. Jason J Nichols2,
  3. Kay Dickersin3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 26 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007742.pub3


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Lindsley K, Nichols JJ, Dickersin K. Interventions for acute internal hordeolum. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007742. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007742.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 2

    The University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    Johns Hopkins University, Center for Clinical Trials and US Cochrane Center, Baltimore, MD, USA

*Kristina Lindsley, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, W5010, Baltimore, Maryland, 21205, USA. klindsle@jhsph.edu.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies excluded from this review
  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Lindsley 2010