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dc.contributor.authorYoung, Ivan M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorRait, Julian L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorCarson, Cathy A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Hugh R.en_US
dc.identifier.citationYoung, I. M., Rait, J. L., Carson, C. A. & Taylor, H. R. (1995). Fastpac visual field screening. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 2(3), 117-121.en_US
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dc.description.abstractIn epidemiology, screening for visual field defects has traditionally been expensive, time consuming and laborious. To achieve cost-and time effective visual field screening, a faster algorithm has been developed for the Humphrey perimeter called Fastpac, which is designed to achieve threshold perimetry in two-thirds the time of the standard algorithm.We compared Fastpac and conventional full-threshold 24-2 fields obtained in 39 eyes of 36 participants. We divided the participants' fields into normal (14) and glaucomatous (25) visual field groups, and compared the test times, number of questions asked and statistical parameters generated for each field for Fastpac as compared to the standard algorithm.Then we divided the participants' fields into Fastpac and standard fields and again compared the test times, number of questions and statistical parameters.Finally we asked trained observers to judge the fields as being normal or abnormal, in a masked fashion, and found a high degreee of agreement between the fields generated by Fastpac and standard.Fastpac offers accurate full-threshold screening in two-thirds the time of the conventional algorithm and would be very useful for large scale prevalence studies in ophthalmic epidemiology.en_US
dc.subjectcomputerized visual fieldsen_US
dc.subjectvisual field screeningen_US
dc.subjectCentre for Eye Research Australiaen_US
dc.subjecteye researchen_US
dc.subjectvisual healthen_US
dc.titleFastpac visual field screeningen_US
dc.typeJournal (Paginated)en_US
melbourne.peerreviewPeer Revieweden_US
melbourne.affiliation.departmentMedicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences: Centre for Eye Research Australiaen_US
melbourne.affiliation.departmentSchool of Medicine: Ophthalmologyen_US
melbourne.source.titleOphthalmic Epidemiologyen_US
melbourne.contributor.authorTaylor, Hugh
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