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The prevention of infectious diseases in the optometric practice: A clinical survey

1 April 1994


A survey regarding infectious disease control and awareness was sent to all practicing Hawaiian optometrists. The response rate was 51.45%. The survey addressed issues concerning current practices of infectious disease prevention in the optometric practice, attitudes and opinions .towards specific diseases and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA) legislation. The state of Hawaii was chosen due to its large immigrant population, and its geographic location.


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