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Delay in diabetic retinopathy screening increases the rate of detection of referable diabetic retinopathy.

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AIMS: To assess whether there is a relationship between delay in retinopathy screening after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and level of retinopathy detected. METHODS: Patients were referred from 88 primary care practices to an English National Health Service diabetic eye screening programme. Data for screened patients were extracted from the primary care databases using semi-automated data collection algorithms supplemented by validation processes. The programme uses two-field mydriatic digita...

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Publisher copy:
10.1111/dme.12313
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association More from this journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
4
Pages:
439-442
Publication date:
2014-04-01
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:469085
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uuid:6a4c05f1-39a1-4491-bd7b-358882f830ef
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pubs:469085
Source identifiers:
469085
Deposit date:
2014-06-11

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