News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 18 No. 55 2005. October 01, 2005

Useful resources Eye injuries


Varvinski AM & Eltringham R. Anaesthesia for ophthalmic surgery
Part 1: Regional Techniques. In: Walters F. and Wilson IH, ed. Update in Anaesthesia volumes 6-12 compendium. WFSA, 2000.
A low-cost edition is available to workers in developing countries for £6. Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC) PO Box 49, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 5TX, UK.
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 44 1727 846852.
Published online in Update in Anaesthesia: Issue 6 (1996)Article 3. World Anaesthesia Online. (accessed 28 July 2005).
Note: World Anaesthesia Online is an educational journal aimed at providing practical advice for those working in isolated or difficult environments.

Nicol A and Steyn E: Handbook on trauma for Southern Africa
Oxford University Press 2004.

Community Eye Health Journal issues on eye injuries
Antipersonnel mines: why ban? Vol 10 no 23 1997.
Magnitude of eye injuries worldwide. Vol 10 no 24 1997.

Francis V, Wiafe B. The healthy eyes activity book. Part 3 Prevent blindness from accidents
Available in English from ICEH (address on page 102). Price: £3.00 includes post and packing. Email: [email protected]
Available free online.

French version available from Task Force Sight and Life, BP 2116, 4002, Basel Switzerland. Email: [email protected]

French, Tamil, Sinhalese, Chinese (Mandarin), Tibetan and Gujarati translations available from the Task Force Sight and Life website:


Diwali: Precautions for everyone
A six-minute patient information video about precaution when handling fireworks. Available from LVPEI, Central Audio-Visual Unit, LV Prasad Marg, Hyderabad – 500 034, Andhra Pradesh, India Email: [email protected]

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