Intravitreal Injections: Minimizing the Risk and Maximizing Comfort.

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Name: Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina
ISSN: 2325-8179
Pages: 5-8


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The administration of substances into the VITREOUS BODY of the eye with a hypodermic syringe.

The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)

Injections introduced directly into localized lesions.

Injections into the lymph nodes or the lymphatic system.

Injections made into a vein for therapeutic or experimental purposes.

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