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Assessment of simulated respiratory droplet spread during ophthalmologic slitlamp exam

JAMA Ophthalmology

What The Study Did: Respiratory droplet spread during an ophthalmologic slitlamp exam was simulated to help establish risk of infectious disease contagion in this setting.

Authors: Efrem D. Mandelcorn, M.D., of the Toronto Western Hospital/University Health Network in Toronto, Canada, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.3472)

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