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Preventing glass injuries in the emergency department
  1. A Ismail1,
  2. M Ismail2
  1. 1Department of Plastic Surgery, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
  2. 2Department of Surgery, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, Imperial College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 MrA Ismail
 54 Osidge Lane, Southgate, London N14 5JG, UK; amirismail{at}

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Glass vials are widely used in emergency departments. Opening a glass vial can be a complicated task as the vial may shatter, resulting in injury which may require treatment. The authors …

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