Jeanette Källstrand-Eriksson

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Falls and fall injuries among the elderly population are common, since ageing is a risk factor of falling. Today, this is a major problem because the ageing population is increasing. There are predictive factors of falling and visual impairment is one of them. Usually, only visual acuity is considered when measuring visual impairment, and nothing regarding(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the performance-based visual ability among independently living elderly subjects and to investigate whether there was any association between visual ability and falls. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 298 randomly selected subjects aged 70-85 years were invited for an examination including monocular and binocular(More)
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