Grading scales for contact lens complications
Efron, Nathan (1998) Grading scales for contact lens complications. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 18(2), pp. 182-186.
Grading scales have been developed to assist practitioners in recording the level of severity of ocular complications of contact lens wear. Eight common complications are depicted in five levels of severity--from grade 0 (normal) to grade 4 (severe). The intersubject variance in grading was determined to be 1.0 scale units, which by coincidence concurs exactly with the key design strategy of the grading scales that each grading step of 1.0 corresponds to a clinically significant difference in severity.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Contact Lenses/, adverse effects, Eye Injuries/, etiology, Eye/pathology, Eye Injuries/classification, Eye Injuries/pathology, Humans, Reference Values|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1998 Blackwells Publishing|
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|Deposited On:||09 Feb 2006|
|Last Modified:||20 May 2010 01:54|
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