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Time trends and geographical variation in cataract surgery rates in England: study of surgical workload.

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BACKGROUND: Phacoemulsification, day case surgery and Action on Cataracts have increased the national capacity for cataract surgery in England. AIMS: To examine time trends and geographical variation in rates of cataract surgery, and to determine whether there is evidence of overcapacity in current levels of surgical provision. METHODS: Hospital episode statistics (HES), the hospital inpatient enquiry (HIPE) and the Oxford record linkage study (ORLS) were analysed for cataract admissions bet...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bjo.2006.108977

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Goldacre, M More by this author
Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
91
Issue:
7
Pages:
901-904
Publication date:
2007-07-05
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EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:0ee20984-1fdf-4eb2-9bea-85ee27fbbfe8
Source identifiers:
241106
Local pid:
pubs:241106

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