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Guides Newsletter (2021) 26 (1): 9–17.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Daniel C. Schainholz, MD, MPH The assessment of visual impairment using the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (AMA Guides), Fifth Edition, requires a thoughtful ophthalmologic evaluation and careful application of the functional vision tests and arithmetic criteria provided in...
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Guides Newsletter (2021) 26 (1): 18.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., 5th ed, 296), but if underlying retinal, optic nerve, or neuro-ophthalmological disease were to be identified, then official visual field testing might indicate the medical necessity for sight and/or life-saving interventions. Confrontation visual field testing is an acceptable way to confirm a...
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Guides Newsletter (2011) 16 (6): 7–11.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Bernard R. Blais, MD Use of The Visual System section of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment ( AMA Guides ), Sixth Edition, requires knowledge and skills in ophthalmology and assessing impairment. Visual acuity usually is measured using symbols (letters, numbers, pictures, or...
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Guides Newsletter (2011) 16 (6): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2011
... endorsed by the International Council of Ophthalmology and the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation. Use of the FVS provided an opportunity to correct many inconsistencies in the VES system and also is better integrated with modern measurement methods and the ratings used for...
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Guides Newsletter (2012) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in electrical injury . Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 2005 ; 20 ( 3 ): 365 – 373 . 30. Schutz JS , Mavrakanas NA . The value of the ophthalmological independent medical examination: Analysis of 344 cases . British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2009 ; 93 : 1371 – 1375...
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Guides Newsletter (2011) 16 (5): 7–8.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, from August 2011, Eyelights . ...
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Guides Newsletter (1997) 2 (2): 3–4.
Published: 01 March 1997
... AMA Guides recommends ophthalmologic testing of visual fields and best correction. For cranial nerves III, IV, and VI, the reader is referred to section 8.3, and, for cranial nerve V, the AMA Guides provides a method of determining impairment associated with trigeminal neuralgia. A table provides data...
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Guides Newsletter (2001) 6 (5): 5–7, 10.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the initial ability estimate, and discussion of apportionment considerations , if relevant. In addition to the equipment needed for a standard ophthalmological evaluation, the following tools are required for the functional evaluation: standardized visual acuity (if performed, they should...