Screening for visual impairment in elderly patients with hip fracture: validating a simple bedside test

AIMS 1. To assess the prevalence of visual impairment in those patients who sustain proximal hip fracture after a simple fall. 2. To test the validity of a simple screening test to identify patients with visual impairment. METHODS Patients on the orthopaedic rehabilitation ward recuperating from proximal hip fracture were recruited. The nurse screener and… (More)