Development of a health education programme for elderly with age-related macular degeneration: a focus group study.

@article{DahlinIvanoff1998DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a health education programme for elderly with age-related macular degeneration: a focus group study.},
  author={S. Dahlin-Ivanoff and K. Klepp and J. Sj{\"o}strand},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          63-73
        }
}
Age-related macular degeneration is a serious public health problem, and in most cases no cure exists. One available intervention is low vision rehabilitation, and there is a lack of programmes for the elderly. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of an evaluation of a group-based health education programme. This programme comprised six to eight 2-3 hour meetings, once a week, for persons with age-related macular degeneration. Each group consisted of four to six participants. The… Expand
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