There is significant overlap among conditions that cause a red, painful, or red AND painful eye. Having trouble keeping them all straight? Need a refresher before heading in to see a patient with a new eye complaint? Check out our brief, practical ALiEM Cards on the topic:
- The Painful Eye (Author: Puja Gopal, MD)
- The Red Eye (Author: Michelle Lin, MD)
- Eye Differential Diagnoses (Author: Puja Gopal, MD)
About ALiEM Cards
ALiEM Cards is point-of-care reference library of narrowly focused, easily digestible cards for the practicing emergency physician or learner (formerly known as PV Cards).
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