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BACKGROUND The UK Medical Devices Agency has suggested that ophthalmic practitioners should, where practicable and not compromising clinical outcome, restrict corneal contact devices to single patient use to minimise a remote theoretical risk of transmission of new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD). This study reports on a modified technique of(More)
Background: The UK Medical Devices Agency has suggested that ophthalmic practitioners should, where practicable and not compromising clinical outcome, restrict corneal contact devices to single patient use to minimise a remote theoretical risk of transmission of new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD). This study reports on a modified technique of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the compliance of middle school-aged babysitters with national recommendations for emergency preparedness and safety practices. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective, self-administered questionnaire-based study was conducted at 3 middle schools in central Pennsylvania. RESULTS A total of 1364 questionnaires were available for(More)
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