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Here you will find OT's archive of CET and clinical articles that were published from 1999 to 2015. You can search for CET articles via the year of publication or using a keyword search. Articles can be downloaded as a PDF, along with any references and MCQ answers linked to the article, when available.

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    Cases in casualty

    This feature tests practitioners on their recognition skills with a selection of different clinical presentations. It is important for the practitioner to be able to identify and manage these cases appropriately.

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    Article type CET VRICS

    Author(s) Colm McAlinden BSc (Hons) MSc PhD and Eirini Skiadaresi MD MSc FEBO

    Published 03 Oct 2014

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    Clinical waste management and infection control

    This article provides a broad understanding of the regulations around clinical waste management and gives a solid outline of what constitutes clinical waste and how to appropriately segregate and dispose of it. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Rebecca Allen BSc (Hons)

    Published 03 Oct 2014

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    Clinical Darwinism in glaucoma care, Part 2

    In the second part of the series Craig McArthur explores the methods used for structural analysis and how this information can be combined with the functional assessment discussed in Part 1.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Craig McArthur MCOptom

    Published 03 Oct 2014

  • Clinical Darwinism in glaucoma care - Part 1

    Clinical Darwinism in glaucoma care, Part 1

    In the first part of the series Craig McArthur explores the use of visual fields for functional assessment and explains the use of progression analysis to monitor and predict change. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Craig McArthur MCOptom

    Published 19 Sep 2014

  • Charles Bonnet syndrome

    Charles bonnet syndrome

    This article explores the features of Charles Bonnet syndrome and gives an account of its clinical presentation and the management strategies that should be considered by the practitioner.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Daniel Goh MSc, MCOptom

    Published 19 Sep 2014

  • Refractive stability in diabetes

    Refractive stability in diabetes

    Discussion on the ocular changes arising as a consequence of diabetes is often confined to those appearing at a retinal level. This article considers the short-term changes that can occur in refractive error as a result of acute fluctuations in blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Byki Huntjens PhD, MSc, MCOptom, FHEA and Irene Ctori MSc, MCOptom

    Published 05 Sep 2014

  • Visual field interpretation

    Visual field interpretation

    A 70-year-old female presents complaining of a sudden loss of vision in the right eye and a throbbing holocranial headache since the previous day. Her corrected visual acuities are 6/6 in each eye. 

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    Article type CET VRICS

    Author(s) Rahilah Bukhari, Jayna Mistry and Helen Simpson

    Published 05 Sep 2014

  • Dispensing to children

    Dispensing to children

    In this article, dispensing optician Elizabeth Bartlam considers the important factors to consider when dispensing to children, reminding practitioners that this task should be undertaken under the supervision of those suitably qualified.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Elizabeth Bartlam BSc (Hons), FBDO (Hons) LVA, SMC (Tech)

    Published 05 Sep 2014

  • Are urgent referrals to a GP appropriate?

    Are urgent referrals to a GP appropriate?

    Community-based optometrist Daniel McGhee discusses when optometrists should and should not make urgent referrals to GPs.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Daniel McGhee

    Published 04 Sep 2014

  • Acanthamoeba keratitis – implications for contact lens wearers

    Acanthamoeba keratitis – implications for contact lens wearers

    Acanthamoeba keratitis can result in a devastating outcome for the patient but is fortunately a relatively rare clinical presentation. This article outlines the signs and symptoms of the condition and discusses strategies to minimise the risk for the patient.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Nicole Carnt BOptom, PhD, FAAO, FBCLA

    Published 22 Aug 2014

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