Visibility Vol 12 Issue 2, 2018

How Accurately Does an Interview-based Assessment Identify Dual Vision and Hearing Impairment?

How accurately does an interview-based assessment identify dual vision and hearing impairment? Comparing the interRAI Community Health Assessment and Deaf-blind Supplement to vision and hearing objective measurements. Currently, there is an increase in the population aged 85-years and above, when dual vision and hearing impairment (DSI) becomes the most challenging. DSI detection and evaluation is of the utmost importance because several aspects of health care depend on it. Thus, there is a growing need for valid DSI assessment. This study examines the validity of a subjective first-line assessment, the interRAI Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Deaf-blind Supplement (DbS), in comparison to objective second-line evaluations of vision and hearing.

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Bilateral Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case Study

Gregg Baldwin, OD

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Quantifying Emotion Recognition and Classification in Clients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Aaron P. Johnson, PhD

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Characteristics of Older Bioptic Drivers: Effects of Increasing Age on Driving Safety

Bradley E. Dougherty, OD, PhD

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