Retinopathy of Prematurity: The Relationship Between the Pediatric Ophthalmologist and the Hospital

Gold, Robert; Sprague, James; Jaafar, Mohamad
May 2007
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;May/Jun2007, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p145
Academic Journal
The article presents an interview with physicians Robert Gold, James Sprague and Mohamad Jaafar. Gold believes that pediatric ophthalmologists should screen or treat premature babies with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Sprague suggests that letters or social worker could be sent by physicians if their patients did not show up for an appointment. Jaafar discusses the efforts of the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. to deal with its patients regarding their appointments.


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