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ID (ISN) del documento43704
Número CIS 85-671
ISSN - Título de la serie 0018-7208 - Human Factors
Año 1984
Número de serie
Autor(es) Smith A.B., Tanaka S., Halperin W., Richards R.D.
Título Correlates of ocular and somatic symptoms among video display terminal users
Información bibliográfica Apr. 1984, Vol.26, No.2, p.143-156. 30 ref.
Resumen A cross-sectional survey was conducted among employees of a newspaper company to define the type of ocular and somatic complaints reported by video-display terminal (VDT) users and to identify their relationship to VDT use, to determine the association between symptoms and the participants' adequacy of correction of refractive errors for their jobs and to assess the prevalence of eye abnormalities, especially cataracts, and their relation to VDT use. Poor visual clarity of the VDT screen explained the plurality of work-associated symptoms. 1 qualitative and 2 quantitative VDT-use variables suggested that lesser skill or experience were associated with headaches. No associations were found between adequacy of the participants' refractions, including the wearing of glasses with bi- or multifocal lenses, and the reporting of work-associated symptoms, nor between VDT use and the prevalence of eye abnormalities.
Descriptores (primarios) trastornos de la función visual; pantallas de visualización; tareas visuales
Descriptores (secundarios) imprenta; jaqueca; trastornos de la refracción; visibilidad; agudeza visual; confort visual; legibilidad; valoración de la exposición
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Iluminación, color, visión
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)