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Table 1 How patients presenting with ‘red flags’ were managed

From: A needs assessment for a minor eye condition service within Leeds, Bradford and Airedale, UK

Presenting Reason Number Seen Number Referred to Ophthalmology
Ocular Pain 30 3
Combinations a 17 3
Foreign Body/ CL removal 14 1
Vision Loss 14 8
GP Referral 9 0
Marked Red Eye 6 2
Total 90 17
  1. a’Combinations’ refers to more than one presenting reason. For example, a patient presenting with both a marked red eye and vision loss