Assessment of visual function in institutionalized elderly patients.

  title={Assessment of visual function in institutionalized elderly patients.},
  author={Guillaume Carcenac and Marie-Eve H{\'e}rard and M J Kergoat and Yvette Lajeunesse and Nathalie Champoux and Allan Barsauskas and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Kergoat},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  volume={10 1},
OBJECTIVE To describe the visual function and ocular health of frail elderly patients institutionalized in a tertiary care university-affiliated geriatric hospital. DESIGN Retrospective file review. SETTING A university-affiliated geriatric hospital. PARTICIPANTS 440 patient files. MEASUREMENTS The archived clinical files of patients from the long-term care beds of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, who had died between April 2000 and 2004 were reviewed. Pertinent… CONTINUE READING


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