A patient with traumatic globe rupture should have precautions taken during surgery.

Hazard: elevation of intraocular pressure can result in extrusion of ocular contents


Things that can elevate the intra-ocular pressure:

(1) coughing

(2) vomiting or retching

(3) crying


Prevention - deep plane anesthesia with:

(1) lower mean arterial pressure

(2) lower intra-ocular pressure

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