Eye emergency during wars; Take-home message for soldiers


War is an organized and prolonged armed dispute between states or nations. It is characterized by high mortality, violence, and social or economic costs. There are multiple causes of war and conflict, including extreme poverty, high unemployment, and social, political, or economic disparities. The incidence of wars has increased since 1950, especially between states. Small Arms Survey reports that warfare kills nearly 133,750 persons, yearly. The rates of disability and death caused by war are more than many major diseases globally. It destroys the healthcare systems and public health services of the included states or societies, which results in more diseases and deaths.

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IssueVol 6 No 4 (2022): Autumn (October) QRcode
SectionLetter to the editor
DOI 10.18502/fem.v6i4.10428
Eye Injuries

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Fekry Elgazzar A, Shaban Abdella W, Farahat RA. Eye emergency during wars; Take-home message for soldiers. Front Emerg Med. 2022;6(4):e45.


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