Validation of the Daily Living Tasks Dependent on Vision (DLTV) questionnaire in a U.S. population with age-related macular degeneration.

@article{Schmier2006ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Daily Living Tasks Dependent on Vision (DLTV) questionnaire in a U.S. population with age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Jordana K Schmier and Michael T. Halpern and David W. Covert},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          137-43
        }
}
PURPOSE The Daily Living Tasks Dependent on Vision questionnaire (DLTV) has been used to assess functional impairment among patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the DLTV using patient-reported rates of use of services and devices in an outpatient population. METHODS The DLTV was included in a survey mailed to members of an AMD advocacy organization. Included in the survey were questions about demographic and clinical… CONTINUE READING

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