Causes of childhood blindness in the People's Republic of China: results from 1131 blind school students in 18 provinces.

@article{Hornby1999CausesOC,
  title={Causes of childhood blindness in the People's Republic of China: results from 1131 blind school students in 18 provinces.},
  author={Stella J Hornby and Yuan-mei Xiao and Clare E Gilbert and Anna Foster and Xinchao Wang and Xuanwei Liang and Haejing Jing and Lanhua Wang and William Min and Y Shi and Yaolin Li},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={83 8},
  pages={929-32}
}
AIMS To determine the anatomical site and underlying causes of blindness and severe visual impairment in children under 16 years of age in special education in the People's Republic of China with a view to determining potentially preventable and treatable causes. METHODS A national study of children attending schools for the blind in China was conducted between April and June 1998 using the WHO Prevention of Blindness Programme (WHO/PBL) eye examination record for children with blindness and… CONTINUE READING
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