Are low vision aids still used six months after prescription?

J.J. Neve, F.F. Jorritsma, J. Damkot, V. Streefland

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    Abstract

    The Visual Advice Centre Eindhoven (VAC-E) is specialised in the rehabilitation of visually impaired persons with visual aids and illumination. Half a year after their last visit to the centre patients are contacted by telephone or by letter to enquire after their visual functioning and the use of the prescribed aids. This enquiry has become a regular part of the VAC's method of working. This paper give the results of the enquiry for a group of 250 patients. More than 80 % of the aids prescribed are used regularly and are valued from moderate to very good.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLow vision: Research and new developments in rehabilitation
    EditorsA.C. Kooijman, P.L. Looijestijn, J.A. Welling, G.J. Wildt, van der
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    PublisherIOS Press
    Pages494-497
    ISBN (Print)90-5199-144-4
    Publication statusPublished - 1994

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    Neve, J. J., Jorritsma, F. F., Damkot, J., & Streefland, V. (1994). Are low vision aids still used six months after prescription? In A. C. Kooijman, P. L. Looijestijn, J. A. Welling, & G. J. Wildt, van der (Eds.), Low vision: Research and new developments in rehabilitation (pp. 494-497). Amsterdam: IOS Press.
    Neve, J.J. ; Jorritsma, F.F. ; Damkot, J. ; Streefland, V. / Are low vision aids still used six months after prescription?. Low vision: Research and new developments in rehabilitation. editor / A.C. Kooijman ; P.L. Looijestijn ; J.A. Welling ; G.J. Wildt, van der. Amsterdam : IOS Press, 1994. pp. 494-497
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    Neve, JJ, Jorritsma, FF, Damkot, J & Streefland, V 1994, Are low vision aids still used six months after prescription? in AC Kooijman, PL Looijestijn, JA Welling & GJ Wildt, van der (eds), Low vision: Research and new developments in rehabilitation. IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp. 494-497.

    Are low vision aids still used six months after prescription? / Neve, J.J.; Jorritsma, F.F.; Damkot, J.; Streefland, V.

    Low vision: Research and new developments in rehabilitation. ed. / A.C. Kooijman; P.L. Looijestijn; J.A. Welling; G.J. Wildt, van der. Amsterdam : IOS Press, 1994. p. 494-497.

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    Neve JJ, Jorritsma FF, Damkot J, Streefland V. Are low vision aids still used six months after prescription? In Kooijman AC, Looijestijn PL, Welling JA, Wildt, van der GJ, editors, Low vision: Research and new developments in rehabilitation. Amsterdam: IOS Press. 1994. p. 494-497