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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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Measuring low vision service outcomes: Rasch analysis of the seven-item National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire.
Perceived and actual performance of daily tasks: Relationship to visual function tests in individuals with retinitis pigmentosa.
Reduction of GCL deimination correlated with loss of inner retina visual function and defective neurite outgrowth.
There were no meaningful differences between the study groups at baseline however after six months of supplementation subjects taking EyePromise DVS experienced significantly improved visual function parameters.
The patient then learns to interpret these visual patterns to regain some visual function.
With high-resolution, microscopic imaging and visual acuity measurements, investigators were able to monitor tissue degeneration in the cell layer and vascular layer at the back of the eye, as well as decline in visual function, that were strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease.
The retina is an exquisitely organised structure where the precise arrangement of cells in relation to one another is critical for effective visual function," co-authors of the study Professor Keith Martin and Dr Barbara Lorber, from the John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair, University of Cambridge, said.
With smartphones getting bigger and bigger, its visual function becomes ever more important," LG said in a statement.
Already, our online brain viewer appears to provide the most detailed look ever at the visual function and organization of a single human brain," said Alexander Huth, a doctoral student in neuroscience at UC Berkeley and lead author of the study published Dec.
Structured Abstract: Introduction: The study presented here was designed to determine whether there were significant differences in the frequency and preference scores of personality functions and the frequency of personality types, as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), by gender, school level, and level of visual function, of students with visual impairments in South Korea.
While self-reports of functional decline have been linked to depressive symptoms in people with vision impairment [18-19], we do not presently know how depression is related to quantitative outcome measures of visual function.
After discussing the concepts, principles, and rationale of impairment ratings in the AMA Guides and their use in court, medical, rehabilitative, and employment contexts, he outlines visual impairment and assessment principles and techniques; the visual function and tasks that analyze changes caused by disease or injury and their relationship to the visual requirements of activities of daily living or specific occupational requirements; ocular screening procedures; and disability determination.