Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005
Background: The paper aims to report trends in career choices for ophthalmology among UK medical graduates. Methods: Postal questionnaire surveys were undertaken of qualifiers from all UK medical schools in nine qualification years since 1974. Data were analysed by univariate cross-tabulation. The significance of comparisons between groups of doctors were calculated by the use of chi-squared tests and adjusted residuals. Results: Ophthalmology was the first choice of long term career for 2.3%...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Lambert, T. W., Goldacre, M. J. & Bron, A. J. (2008). 'Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005', BMC Ophthalmology, 8: 3. [This article is available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2415-8-3]. Copyright 2008 Lambert et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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