Assessment of the Quality of Glaucoma Referral Letters Based on a Survey of Glaucoma Specialists and a Glaucoma Guideline – Corrected Proof

Objective: To assess the quality of glaucoma referral letters and to report on the results of a survey of glaucoma specialists about referral letter content.Design: Cross-sectional study.Participants: A survey of 135 glaucoma specialists and audit of 200 consecutive referral letters to a tertiary glaucoma unit.Methods: An online questionnaire was sent to members of the Canadian and American Glaucoma Societies asking what they considered the most important data to be included in a glaucoma referral. Consecutive referral letters to a tertiary glaucoma unit were assessed for legibility and content on the basis of the survey results and information items in current (Read more...)

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