Triage Categroy: Yellow
Primary Condition: Penetrating eye traum with monocular visual loss
Secondary Condition: Other lacerations on face or body
Medical/Injury Characteristics: Patient will keep his or her hands over the injured eye, and will resist attempts for examination because of photosensitivity. Blood trickling down from eye may also be present.
Vocalizations: Expressions of pain.
Treatment: Patient should be bandaged and splinted. IV fluids should be started, and the patient should be monitored, but transport should not be hurried since it should be evident that bleeding is well controlled.