Vision-enhancing interventions in nursing home residents and their short-term effect on physical and cognitive function.


OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of vision-enhancing interventions (cataract surgery or refractive error correction) on physical function and cognitive status in nursing home residents. DESIGN Longitudinal cohort study. SETTING Seventeen nursing homes in Birmingham, Alabama. PARTICIPANTS A total of 187 English-speaking adults aged 55 and older… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02099.x