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The English national screening programme for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.

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OBJECTIVES: The main objective of the national screening programme is to reduce the risk of sight loss among people with diabetes due to diabetic retinopathy (DR). METHODS: Offering two-field mydriatic digital photographic screening to all people with diabetes in England over the age of 12 years. STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT: The programme is in its infancy, receiving the first year's annual reports from approximately 96 screening programmes, each of which have developed to offer screening to a mini...

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10.1258/jms.2008.008015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Journal of medical screening
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-4
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1475-5793
ISSN:
0969-1413
URN:
uuid:c1bb2aa6-bff6-4ebc-9684-5654986cb87f
Source identifiers:
469080
Local pid:
pubs:469080

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