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Are we blind to injuries in the visually impaired? A review of the literature
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    Visual impairment and risk of falls and fracture
    • Rebecca Q Ivers, Senior Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Robert G Cumming, Paul Mitchell

    Dear Editor

    We welcome the article from Legood and colleagues on visual impairment and risk of injury.[1] More results from the Blue Mountains Eye Study which may be of interest o readers have recently been published. In June 2002 we published a paper in Osteoporosis International detailing visual and other risk factors for wrist, shoulder and ankle fractures in the Blue Mountains Eye Study.[2] Although no visual ris...

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