Efron Grading Scales for Contact Lens Complications, Butterworth-Heinemann
Efron, Nathan (1997) Efron Grading Scales for Contact Lens Complications, Butterworth-Heinemann.
The Efron Grading Scales provide a standard clinical reference for describing the severity of contact lens complications. Professor Nathan Efron, international lecturer in the field of the ocular response to contact lens wear and author of over 500 scientific works, developed the unique scales. They provide practitioners with a simple method of ocular condition grading, against which any future tissue change may be assessed and therefore enabling choices as to the best course of action.
The 16 sets of grading images cover the key anterior ocular complications of contact lens wear. The conditions are illustrated in five stages of increasing severity from 0 to 4, with 'traffic light' colour banding from green (normal) to red (severe) - providing a simple and convenient aid for the optical professional.
Impact and interest:
Citation countsare sourced monthly fromand citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Additional Information:||To obtain a free copy of the grading scale, in A1 poster size or as an A4 reference card, write to Efron Grading Scales, Professional Services Department, CooperVision, Aspect House, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton SO31 4NH or email: email@example.com|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1997 Butterworth-Heinemann|
|Deposited On:||14 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||22 Apr 2010 02:55|
Available Versions of this Item
- Efron Grading Scales for Contact Lens Complications, Butterworth-Heinemann. (deposited 14 Jan 2008)[Currently Displayed]
Repository Staff Only: item control page