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Surgical intervention in childhood intermittent exotropia: current practice and clinical outcomes from an observational cohort study

This is a series of multiple choice questions to accompany the article "Surgical intervention in childhood intermittent exotropia: current practice and clinical outcomes from an observational cohort study" from the Journal of Ophthalmology.

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of the exercise, the reader will be able to :

1. Review diagnostic criteria for intermittent exotropia

2. Discuss treatment of intermittent exotropia

3. Identify factors influencing surgical outcome of intermittent exotropia.

Written by:

Br J Ophthalmol and Cleveland Clinic

Br J Ophthalmol and Cleveland Clinic

Authors/Faculty:

Deborah Buck, Christine J Powell, John J Sloper, Robert Taylor, Peter Tiffin, Michael P Clarke, for the Improving Outcomes in Intermittent Exotropia (IOXT) Study group

Deborah Buck, Christine J Powell, John J Sloper, Robert Taylor, Peter Tiffin, Michael P Clarke, for the Improving Outcomes in Intermittent Exotropia (IOXT) Study group

Biography :

Deborah Buck, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; Christine J Powell, Royal Victoria Infirmary Eye Department, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; John J Sloper, Department of Strabismus and Paediatric, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK; Robert Taylor, Department of Ophthalmology, York Hospitals NHS Trust, York, UK; Peter Tiffin, Ophthalmology Unit, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, UK; Michael P Clarke, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Royal Victoria Infirmary Eye Department, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; for the Improving Outcomes in Intermittent Exotropia (IOXT) Study group

Disclosure :

Competing interests: None.

Activity Directors:

Dr Arun Singh

Dr Arun Singh

Biography :

Dr Arun Singh is Editor, British Journal of Ophthalmology, London, UK and Staff, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Disclosure :

I declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.

CME Disclaimer :

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Last updated

20 Sep 2012

Release date

20 Sep 2012

Expiration date

20 Sep 2014

Accreditation

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ASCOFAME 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned 1 hour of CPD/CME credit to this module. BMJ Learning modules are being certified for ASCOFAME VIRTUAL (Colombia).
Australian College of Nursing 1 credit, 1:00 hour ACN 3LP participants can claim 1 CNE point per hour of active learning for modules that are directly related to their area of nursing practice (no limit).
Austrian Academy of Physicians 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to the module and related journal article
Bahrain Defence Force Hospital 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Bahrain Defence Force Military Hospital represented by the Ministry of Defence Bahrain recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD) in BDF. Healthcare professionals can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of one credit or one hour of learning.
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 1 credit, 1:00 hour Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Delhi Medical Council 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Delhi Medical Council recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD). Doctors can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of 1 credit or 1 hour of learning.
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Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 1 credit, 1:00 hour Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim one hour or one credit per hour of learning completed.
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.5 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.25 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.25 credit points under Category II
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1:00 hour The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa 3 credits The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa has accredited this BMJ Learning module (accreditation number: MDB014/254/06/2010)
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The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 1 credit, 1:00 hour RNZCGP endorses the British Medical Journal online CME programmes
Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association 0.5 credits, 1:00 hour The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association has accredited BMJ Learning. One module equates to 0.5 credits.