Evaluation of diabetic retinopathy screening using a non-mydriatic retinal digital camera in primary care settings in south Israel

@article{Mizrachi2013EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of diabetic retinopathy screening using a non-mydriatic retinal digital camera in primary care settings in south Israel},
  author={Yossi Mizrachi and Boris Knyazer and Sara Guigui and Shirley Rosen and Tova Lifshitz and Nadav J. Belfair and Itamar Klemperer and Marina Schneck and Jaime Levy},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={831-837}
}
To evaluate the effectiveness of the non-mydriatic digital camera for diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening. Secondary purposes of the study were to characterize diabetic patients being screened for the presence of DR and to calculate the sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value of the test. All 6,962 consecutive patients with type 2 diabetes undergoing non-mydriatic digital retinal photography between January 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010 in eight community health clinics in the south… CONTINUE READING

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