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Assessment of physical inactivity and locomotor dysfunction in adults with visual impairment

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Association between vision-specific quality of life and falls in community-dwelling older adults: LOHAS

: Kakuya Niihata, Shingo Fukuma, Yoshimune Hiratsuka, Shunichi Fukuhara. Project administration: Yoshimune Hiratsuka, Miho Sekiguchi, Koji Otani, Shinichi Kikuchi, Shinichi Konno, Shunichi Fukuhara ... & editing: Yoshimune Hiratsuka, Koichi Ono, Masakazu Yamada, Miho Sekiguchi, Koji Otani, Shinichi Kikuchi, Shinichi Konno, Shunichi Fukuhara. 10 / 11 1. Tinetti ME , Speechley M , Ginter SF . Risk factors

Assessment of quality of life in patients with visual impairments using a new visual function questionnaire: the VFQ-J11

Assessment of quality of life in patients with visual impairments using a new visual function questionnaire: the VFQ-J11 Tadashi Nakano,1 Motoko Kawashima,2 Yoshimune Hiratsuka,3 Hiroshi Tamura,4,5 ... impairment; VFQ-25; EQ-5D - open access to scientific and medical research O r i g i n a l r e s e a r C h Tadashi n akano1 Motoko Kawashima2 Yoshimune hiratsuka 3 hiroshi Tamura 4,5 Koichi Ono6 akira

Hypothyroidism and Glaucoma in The United States

Purpose To investigate the association between hypothyroidism and glaucomatous disease. Methods This cross-sectional study included all subjects above the age of 40 years from two nationwide surveys: the 2008 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) as well as the 2007 and 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). The presence or absence of glaucoma, thyroid...

The Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Screening for Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Japan: A Markov Modeling Study

Objective To investigate the cost-effectiveness of screening and subsequent intervention for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Japan. Methods The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening and subsequent intervention for AMD were assessed using a Markov model. The Markov model simulation began at the age of 40 years and concluded at the age of 90 years...

Development of a Short Version of the Visual Function Questionnaire Using Item-Response Theory

Purpose In clinical ophthalmology as in other fields, measuring patient-reported outcomes imposes a burden on patients. To decrease that burden, we used item-response theory (IRT) to develop and test a short version of the National Eye Institute's Visual Function Questionnaire (VFQ). Methods We analyzed VFQ data from 276 adults in Japan. Most of them had glaucoma, cataract, or...

Evidence-based new service package vs. routine service package for smoking cessation to prevent high risk patients from cardiovascular diseases (CVD): study protocol for randomized controlled trial

Background Smoking cessation is a high-priority intervention to prevent CVD events and deaths in developing countries. While several interventions to stop smoking have been proved successful, the question of how to increase their effectiveness and practicality in developing countries remains. In this study, a newly devised evidence-based smoking cessation service package will be...

Reducing salt intake for prevention of cardiovascular diseases in high-risk patients by advanced health education intervention (RESIP-CVD study), Northern Thailand: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

cluster randomized trial Myo Nyein Aung 0 1 Motoyuki Yuasa 1 Saiyud Moolphate Supalert Nedsuwan Hidehiro Yokokawa Tsutomu Kitajima Kazuo Minematsu 1 Susumu Tanimura Hiroshi Fukuda Yoshimune Hiratsuka