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On vision in old age. A longitudinal study of subjects 70 to 97 years old


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Title: On vision in old age. A longitudinal study of subjects 70 to 97 years old
Authors: Bergman, Birgitta 1941
Issue Date: 2003
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Institute of clinical Neuroscences
Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap
Date of Defence: 2003-06-13
Disputation: Psykiatriska klinikens aula, Hus V, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset / Mölndal, kl. 09.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: elderly
hearing impairment
intervention
longitudinal study
ocular disorders
old
risk factors
visual ability
visual acuity (VA)
Abstract: Aims. The main purpose of this study was to investigate different aspects of vision and visual function in old people, like change in vision and visual ability, to study the natural course of eye diseases, assess needs of visual intervention, investigate risk factors for ocular disorders late in life, and also to investigate coexistence between visual and hearing impairments. Materials and Methods. Within the framework of the Gerontological and Geriatric Population Studies, the H70 Study , laun... more
ISBN: 91-628-5662-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/15935
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