Blindness

Scope Notes: A condition defined as loss of sight. For material addressing people with blindness and services to people who are blind, use BLIND. For conditions causing partial blindness, use VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS.
Use For:
ICF I:
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • d1 LEARNING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
ICF III:
  • b210 Seeing functions
  • s220 Structure of eyeball
  • d110 Watching
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
  • e580 Health services, systems and policies
ICF IV:
  • b2100 Visual acuity functions
  • b2101 Visual field functions
  • b2102 Quality of vision
  • e1251 Assistive products and technology for communication
  • e5800 Health services
Changes:
Added to thesaurus 8/98, Added 'Word' text, 5/3/99
Search REHABDATA for Blindness. Opens in a new window. Includes international research (formerly CIRRIE).