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Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Services in Scotland: Recommendations for Implementation

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DIABETIC RETINOPATHY SCREENING SERVICES IN SCOTLAND: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: Annex A

References and Further Reading

References

1 Ghafour IM, Allan D, Foulds WS. Common causes of blindness and visual handicap in the west of Scotland. BJO 1983; 67:209-13.

2 NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) (1999). Complications of diabetes: screening for retinopathy. Management of foot ulcers. Effective Health Care Bulletin No.5(4). York: NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York.

3 Pandit RJ, Taylor R. Quality Assurance in screening for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic Med 2002; 19:285-91.

4 Younis N, Broadbent DM, Vora JP, Harding SP. Incidence of sight-threatening retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes in the Liverpool Diabetic Eye Study: a cohort study. Lancet 2003; 361:195-200.

5 The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial Research Group. The effect of intensive treatment of diabetes on the development and progression of long-term complications in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. New Engl J Med 1993; 329: 977-86.

6 Wang PH, Lau J, Chalmers TC. Meta-analysis of intensive blood-glucose control on late complications of type 1 diabetes. Lancet 1993; 341:1306-9.

7 United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study Group. Tight blood pressure control and risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes: (UKPDS 38). BMJ 1998; 317:703-13.

8 Scottish Executive Health Department (2000). Our National Health: a plan for action, a plan for change.

9 Scottish Executive Health Department (2002). Scottish Diabetes Framework.

10 Health Technology Board for Scotland (2002a). Health Technology Assessment Advice 1: Organisation of services for diabetic retinopathy screening. Glasgow: Health Technology Board for Scotland.

11 Scottish Executive Health Department, Confidentiality and Security Advisory Group for Scotland (2002). Protecting Patient Confidentiality: Final Report.

12 Scottish Executive Health Department, Scottish Diabetes Survey Monitoring Group (2003). Scottish Diabetes Survey 2002.

13 Clinical Standards Board for Scotland (2002). Clinical Standards: Diabetes. Second Edition.

14 RNIB (2002). See it right. Second edition.

Further Reading

Department of Health/Medical Research Council (2002). Current and Future Research on Diabetes: A review for the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council.

Health Technology Board for Scotland (2002b). Understanding HTBS Advice: Diabetic retinopathy screening in Scotland. Glasgow: Health Technology Board for Scotland.

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (2002). Management of type 2 diabetes: Retinopathy - screening and early management.

Scottish Executive Health Department, Scottish Diabetes Survey Monitoring Group (2001). Scottish Diabetes Survey 2001.

Scottish Executive Health Department, Scottish Diabetes Survey Monitoring Group (2003). Scottish Diabetes Survey 2002. [In press]

Scottish Executive Health Department (2001). Scottish Diabetes Framework: The blueprint for diabetes care in Scotland in the 21st century.

Scottish Executive Health Department (2002). Developing Services for People with Diabetes, HDL(2002)81.

Scottish Executive Health Department (2003). Scottish Diabetes Core Dataset.

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (2001). SIGN Guideline 55: Management of Diabetes: A National Clinical Guideline.

Warburton T. (2002). Digital imaging technology: a review of the National Screening Committee position. Optometry Today, 19 April 2002, pp.24-26.

UK National Screening Committee (2000). Preservation of Sight in Diabetes: A Risk Reduction Programme.

WHO Regional Office for Europe (1997). Diabetes Care and Research in Europe - The St Vincent Declaration.