Screening for Open-Angle Glaucoma in the Elderly

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A report on open-angle glaucoma (OAG), whcich is the second largest single cause of blindness in the elderly, afflicting an estimated 2 to 3 percent of this age group at any time. the report discusses epidemiology of OAG, treatment, screening technology available, and medicare coverage for OAG.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 1988
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: October 1988
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United States
Description:

A report on open-angle glaucoma (OAG), whcich is the second largest single cause of blindness in the elderly, afflicting an estimated 2 to 3 percent of this age group at any time. the report discusses epidemiology of OAG, treatment, screening technology available, and medicare coverage for OAG.

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62 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Preventive health services under Medicare. Staff paper; 1
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 8836
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 G 46
  • UNTCAT: b1590720 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39927
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text