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Effectiveness of computerized visual screening tool used in driving schools in Malaysia

Abdul Mutalib, Haliza and Md Mustafa, Md Muziman Syah and Mohammad Fadzil, Norliza (2011) Effectiveness of computerized visual screening tool used in driving schools in Malaysia. Malaysian Family Physician, 6 (1). pp. 15-18. ISSN 1985-2274 (O), 1985-207X (P), 1985-207X

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Abstract

Purpose: A survey on new Malaysian drivers was conducted in Malaysia between year 2006-2009. The objective of this study was to look at the effectiveness of the present computerized visual screening tool and to compare it with the conventional testing method. Methods: A total of 3717 drivers aged 19±6 years, who had passed in the computerized visual screening, participated in this study. Results: 250 subjects achieved less than 0.3 LogMAR with their best eye and 83 subjects failed the Ishihara Test after retested using the conventional tool. Conclusion: These finding showed the computerized visual screening test failed to filter some subjects according to the standards set.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4891/5185
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visual acuity, driving, colour vision, vision
Subjects: R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Optometry and Visual Science
Depositing User: Dr. Md Muziman Syah Md Mustafa
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2011 12:19
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2019 16:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/5185

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