Exploring practitioner colour blindness in everyday practice

Navin I Dadlani
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10812
Published online: 15 October 2012

To the Editor: Most of us in the medical profession would have had encounters with colour blind doctors at some stage, perhaps unknowingly. Colour blindness, more formally known as congenital colour vision deficiency (CVD), affects 8% of males and 0.4% of females.1 For those of us who perceive the world in a different spectrum, tasks involving colour in the workplace may provoke anxiety.2

  • Navin I Dadlani

  • Modbury Hospital, Adelaide, SA.


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