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Ascorbate for alkali burns to the eye


A short cut review was carried out to establish whether ascobate drops are useful in the management of alkalis burns to the eyes. Altogether 33 papers were found using the reported search, of which one presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of this best paper are tabulated. A clinical bottom line is stated.

Report by Kevin Mackway-Jones,Consultant
Checked by Janet Marsden, Senior Lecturer

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