Are we blind to injuries in the visually impaired? A review of the literature.

  title={Are we blind to injuries in the visually impaired? A review of the literature.},
  author={Rosa Legood and Paul Scuffham and Colin Cryer},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  volume={8 2},
OBJECTIVES To review the literature on the risks and types of injuries associated with visual impairment, and to identify pertinent areas for future research. METHODS A search of bibliographic databases was conducted in April 2000 for studies published since 1980 and selected studies that met two or more of the following criteria: formal ophthalmic assessment was used; adjustment for confounding variables; large sample size including numbers of visually impaired; and clear definitions and… CONTINUE READING

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