In this section
The following pre-referral guideline covers Acute eye trauma.
Please see other ophthalmology guidelines as needed.
See resources for
referral form, parent information and more.
The following presentations all require immediate referral to the Emergency
Department. Please fax your referral to the ED fax 03
9345 6006 or send with child.
Please also contact the on-call ophthalmology
registrar/fellow via switchboard tel (03) 9345 5522.
RCH Switchboardtelephone (03) 9345 5522
For clinical advice ask for:
Admission enquiries ask for:
Paediatric Handbook (2009). Eye Conditions, Chapter 23
(pp357-368). James Elder and Peter Barnett. 8th Ed, Blackwell
Publishing by the Staff of the Royal Children's Hospital,
Please give feedback on this guideline -
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Last update: August 2011
Guideline developed by the RCH
Department of Ophthalmology in consultation with a GP Review
Group. Many thanks to the GPs involved in the
review. First published Dec 2007. Reviewed
August 2009 and August 2011. Please read
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