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.
Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005
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