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Leading causes of certification for blindness and partial sight in England & Wales

Bunce, C; Wormald, R; (2006) Leading causes of certification for blindness and partial sight in England & Wales. BMC Public Health , 6 , Article 58. 10.1186/1471-2458-6-58. Green open access

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Abstract

Prevention of visual impairment is an international priority agreed at the World Health Assembly of 2002--yet many countries lack contemporary data about incidence and causes from which priorities for prevention, treatment and management can be identified.

Type: Article
Title: Leading causes of certification for blindness and partial sight in England & Wales
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-58
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-6-58
Language: English
Additional information: © 2006 Bunce and Wormald; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. PMCID: PMC1420283
Keywords: Adolescent, adult, age distribution, age of onset, aged, 80 and over, blindness, certification, child, preschool, disability evaluation, England, female, humans, incidence, infant, male, middle aged, ophthalmology, registries, sex distribution, vision, low, Wales
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Institute of Ophthalmology
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1320546
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