The Swedish National Resource Center for Deafblindness research overview
The Swedish National
Resource center for
PhD Disability science
Coordinator, Researcher, Social worker
The Swedish National Resource center for deafblindness, Audiological
Research center, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Örebro University
hospital, Swedish Institute for disability research, Örebro University,
The Swedish National Resource center for deafblindness
2013, initiative in collaboration between The Swedish National
Resource center for deafblindness and The Audiological
Overview of scientific articles within the field of deafblindness.
Provides, author/s, title, scientific journal, and abstract for the
Systematic searches in nine scientific databases, Pub Med,
Searches in databases are conducted using combinations of
keywords within, hearing, vision, specific diagnosis…
Inclusion criteria's are peer-reviewed scientific articles within
the field of deafblindness regardless of discipline.
Articles are reviewed with consideration to title and abstract.
Articles that meet the inclusion criteria's are further categorized
in 17 different categories, such as, communication, diagnosis
Overlap between categories
Diagnosis and demographics (1786 articles)
Recreation and leisure (39)
The 2019 update
The latest update lead to the inclusion of approximately 200
articles, and up to date the research overview includes 3900
If the article is available in open access it can be read in full
text, if not it can be retrieved by the help from a library.
What can the reserach overview be used
for and how?
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