Retrospective chart review of spectacle prescription prevalence in adults with learning disabilities in Scotland

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25 October 2019
Source: RNIB Scotland

Butchart, Maggie & Colahan, Craig. (2019). Retrospective chart review of spectacle prescription prevalence in adults with learning disabilities in Scotland. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 32. 10.1111/jar.12588. Abstract Background Evidence suggests that people with learning disabilities are less likely to have an up‐to‐date eye examination as sight loss is characteristically underdiagnosed in people with complex needs. Method A

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Retrospective Chart Review Of Spectacle Prescription
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UK National Eye Health Survey are currently looking for members of the public to join their Patient and Public Involvement Expert Working Group

11 January 2018
Source: NEHS

The UK National Eye Health Study (UK NEHS) aims to gather data about the levels (prevalence) of visual impairment (VI) and eye disease in the UK population. We need this data because we don’t know what the real levels of VI and different eye diseases are in the UK – the data we have is over 30 years old or

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High Prevalence of Untreated Depression in Patients Accessing Low-Vision Services

20 May 2016
Source: Tom Margraine

The attached short paper is on the prevalence of depression (43%) in low vision services and we thought if of interest to the VISION 2020 UK Counselling and Emotional Support Services Committee.  

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Nollett Et Al, 2016
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