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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 182038, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/182038
Clinical Study

Ocular Surface Disorders in Intensive Care Unit Patients

1Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
2Ophthalmology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, 42130 Konya, Turkey
3Ophthalmology Department, Bitlis Government Hospital, 13000 Bitlis, Turkey
4Microbiology Department, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, 42080 Konya, Turkey

Received 19 July 2013; Accepted 17 September 2013

Academic Editors: D. Karakitsos, A. E. Papalois, and A. Shiloh

Copyright © 2013 Tuba Berra Saritas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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