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2009-06-16 14:11:42

A U.S. study suggests radiologists, like pilots, should be required to undergo regular vision testing. The University of Maryland School of Medicine research determined approximately 50 percent of 48 radiologists surveyed don't recall ever having their vision tested or it had been two years or longer since their last vision exam. Of the 48 participating radiologists, eight could not recall ever having their vision examined, Dr. Nabile Safdar, lead author of the study, said. Fourteen of the...

2009-06-09 15:46:59

Radiologists, like professional pilots for example, depend on good vision as part of their occupation. However, radiologists unlike pilots are not required to undergo regular vision testing. A new study found that approximately 50% of radiologists surveyed indicated they don't recall ever having their vision tested or it had been 24 months or longer since their last vision exam.The study, performed at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, included 48 radiologists who...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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