Diabetes CET Article
This CET article was written to accompany a peer review session. Subscribers can download the Peer Review pack here.
Peer Review must be completed offline with at least 3 other peers and a facilitator. The article covers the 4 case histories and the decision making processes behind each case. It will help you to understand the management of these patients and help you to reflect on your own management of similar cases in your practice.
CET Points: 1
Eyecare credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2019
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Binocular Vision CET Article
This CET article was written to accompany a peer review session.
Can a clinical mistake be a criminal offence?
Earlier this year we learned of the tragic case of Vincent Barker, an eight-year-old boy who died in July 2012 from undiagnosed hydrocephalus; a build-up of fluid on his brain.His Optometrist, Honey Rose, failed to spot his papilloedema at an eye examination in February 2012 and he died 5 months later. Honey Rose was subsequently convicted of manslaughter on the grounds of criminal negligence. In this article we will review the circumstances leading up to the conviction to analyse what, if anything optometrists and dispensing opticians can do to avoid becoming the next Honey Rose.