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Surgical outcomes and cost basis for resident-performed cataract surgery in an uninsured patient population.

Authors
  • Moore, Daniel B
  • Slabaugh, Mark A
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA ophthalmology
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2013
Volume
131
Issue
7
Pages
891–897
Identifiers
PMID: 24010149
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These data support the success and cost-effectiveness of supervised, resident-performed cataract surgery in an underserved patient population. This study lends support for continuing this traditional scheme of surgical training and education. Further work must ensure that we remain aware of the balance between education and patient care.

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