Are evidence-based guidelines being followed for the monitoring of ocular toxicity of hydroxychloroquine? A nationwide survey of practice amongst consultant rheumatologists and implications for clinical governance.

OBJECTIVE To determine whether consultant rheumatologists monitor the ocular toxicity of hydroxychloroquine according to standards set by national guidelines. METHOD An observational cross-sectional questionnaire study of all consultant rheumatologists in the UK was undertaken. The main outcome measure was the proportion of rheumatologists who practise in… CONTINUE READING