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  1. 1. On visual impairment in Swedish children

    Författare :Jonas Blohmé; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ophtalmology; Sweden; sociology; mortality; outcome; epidemiology; registration; childhood blindness; Visual impairment; children; Oftalmologi;

    Sammanfattning : Knowledge of the epidemiology of visual impairment in children forms one of the cornerstones in paediatric ophthalmology. To gain an overview of the situation in Sweden an epidemiological study was performed. Totally 2373 visually impaired children were found, giving an age-specific prevalence of 10,9/10 000. Childhood blindness (i. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Visual, musculoskeletal, and balance symptoms in people with visual impairments

    Författare :Christina Zetterlund; Lars-Olov Lundqvist; Hans O. Richter; Tony Pansell; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Visual impairment; musculoskeletal symptoms; balance symptoms; visual enhancing aids; age-matched controls; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Worldwide, about 300 million people have some kind of visual impairment (VI). Most people with VI are in the older age range, as visual deficits increase with age. It is not unusual that people with VI suffer both from neck pain or scapular area symptoms and reduced balance, which they consider to be symptoms of old age. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Reading acquisition in pupils with visual impairments in mainstream education

    Författare :Kerstin Fellenius; Karin Taube; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pupils; visual impairment; reading acquisition; reading environment; braille display; cerebral visual impairment; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is based on five empirical studies of pupils with visual impairments, their reading ability and processes of reading acquisition within the framework of mainstream education in comprehensive schools. The aim of the thesis is to increase our understanding and knowledge of reading acquisition in pupils with visual impairments in mainstream education. LÄS MER

  4. 4. A group- and activity-based health promotion program for older persons with visual impairment. A summative evaluation

    Författare :Kajsa Eklund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :occupational therapy; ADL; health promotion; disablement process; RCT; evaluation; cost-effectiveness; visual impairment; older persons;

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  5. 5. On the identification of visual defects in children in general and prematurely born children in particular

    Författare :Anna-Lena Hård; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :preschool vision screening; referral criteria; children; vision; preterm; cerebral visual impairment; visual perception; ocular fundus morphology;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: Papers I & II: To evaluate the consequences of changes in the criteria for referral to an eye clinic following general pre-school vision screening. According to the former criteria all 4 year old children in the Göteborg area, with visual acuity (VA) ... LÄS MER