Benefits of training junior physicians to detect diabetic retinopathy--the Glasgow experience.

@article{Bibby1992BenefitsOT,
  title={Benefits of training junior physicians to detect diabetic retinopathy--the Glasgow experience.},
  author={K Bibby and Terrie Barrie and Kristina R Patterson and A C Maccuish},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={326-8}
}
The accuracy and appropriateness of 115 consecutive referrals by non-consultant physicians to a specialist Diabetic Retinopathy Clinic were assessed in a retrospective study. The source of the referrals was masked throughout the study. Referrals were classed as 'appropriate' or 'inappropriate' for patient management, and the referral diagnosis (where… CONTINUE READING