The Impact of Rehabilitation on Quality of Life in Visually Impaired

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00013403
First received: March 14, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: January 2001
  Purpose

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 Intervention Phase
Blindness
Procedure: Blindness
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Impact of Rehabilitation on Quality of Life in Visually Impaired

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Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: April 1999
Study Completion Date: March 2002
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Visually impaired

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

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00013403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C1998R
Study First Received: March 14, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:
Vision, quality of life

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014