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The Impact of Rehabilitation on Quality of Life in Visually Impaired

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00013403
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 16, 2001
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development

Brief Summary:
The project has four primary objectives: 1) Determine if blind rehabilitation improves the quality of life of legally blind veterans; 2) Determine the relationship between quality of life and visual function; 3) Determine if factors, such as cognitive status, level of depression, age and the presence of additional medical conditions besides vision loss, intervention of blind rehabilitation extends beyond the visually impaired individual and improve the quality of life of their primary caregiver (e.g. spouse, partner, family member or friend.)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Blindness Procedure: Blindness Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Impact of Rehabilitation on Quality of Life in Visually Impaired
Study Start Date : April 1999
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2002

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MedlinePlus related topics: Rehabilitation
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Visually impaired

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00013403


Locations
United States, Alabama
VAMC, Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigators
OverallOfficial: John Fryer, Ph.D., Asst. Director Department of Veterans Affairs, Program Analysis and Review Section (PARS), Rehabilitation Research & Development Service
OverallOfficial: Nancy Rocheleau, Program Analyst Department of Veterans Affairs, Program Analysis and Review Section (PARS), Rehabilitation Research & Development Service

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00013403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C1998R
First Posted: March 16, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 26, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Vision, quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Blindness
Vision Disorders
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Eye Diseases
Signs and Symptoms