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4 Interpretation Once all verbal information is accurately collected the examiner should have a list of tentative diagnoses in mind for each of the identified problems. 1) has been assessed. 5 Most common errors ■ Not fully investigating the patient’s chief complaint. ■ Not recording all information obtained from the patient. ■ Failing to identify a drug name and dosage or identify possible side effects. ■ Recording personal abbreviations that will not be universally understood. ■ Not following through the case history in an organised manner.

2000) and thus much less sensitive to amblyopia and other uniocular VA loss. Its main disadvantages occur at large (Ͼ6/12) and small letter sizes (Ͻ6/6). The majority of Snellen charts have one 6/60 letter, two 6/36 and three 6/24 letters, whereas logMAR charts have five letters on each of these lines and additional lines of letters at 6/48 and 6/30. 5, 6/5 or even 6/6. e. determining whether distance VA is adequate for a patient’s daily needs, similar to the approach used for near VA) rather than distance VA (a threshold measurement).

4 Alternative procedures to assess VA in children Amblyopia can be missed if single letters are used rather than a letter chart because of the lack of contour interaction. Ideally logMAR-based charts with contour bars at the end of lines, such as the logMAR crowded charts (McGraw & Winn 1993) should be used when measuring VA in children. The logMAR crowded charts have been shown to be over three times more sensitive to inter-ocular differences in VA than single letter Snellen charts and therefore substantially more sensitive to amblyopic changes (McGraw et al.

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