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There is a trend for the diagnosis of glaucoma to be made at an earlier stage in 2010 compared to 2008 in Oxford, United Kingdom.

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PURPOSE: New guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management were published by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) in 2009. The aim of this study was to determine whether these guidelines on glaucoma referral have changed the numbers of patients diagnosed with glaucoma in Oxford and whether the severity of disease at presentation has altered between 2008 and 2010. METHODS: A retrospective study was undertaken of patients referred to a glaucoma case-finding clinic at the Oxfo...

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10.1111/opo.12030

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Purbrick, RM More by this author
Salmon, JF More by this author
Journal:
Ophthalmic and physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists)
Volume:
33
Issue:
2
Pages:
179-182
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1475-1313
ISSN:
0275-5408
URN:
uuid:6d733163-b13f-45d0-9036-d846cd112a07
Source identifiers:
387309
Local pid:
pubs:387309

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