Prevalence and risk factors associated with work-related eye injuries in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Jovanovic N, Peek-Asa C, Swanton A, Young T, Alajbegovic-Halimic J, Cavaljuga S, Nisic F.

BACKGROUND: Eye injuries are a prevalent workplace injury and cause substantial disability when vision is impaired. OBJECTIVE: To examine work-relatedness of demographic, injury, and clinical characteristics of eye injuries in a large clinic in Bos...
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Conclusion: The results from the present study corroborate that implementing of PACC is a good alternative treatment for the patient operated by ACA for cervical disc herniation or foraminal cervical stenosis.
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