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April 1937

A NEW HOLSTER FOR THE OPHTHALMIC WARD AND CLINIC

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;17(4):706-708. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850040142012

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Abstract

The ophthalmoscope holster here described was designed in the department of ophthalmology of the Cook County Hospital, where it is now in daily use by the interns and resident physicians.

Its practical features have been fully attested to by those who have used it in the routine examination of patients in the wards and clinics.

The holster eliminates the loss of time and patience attendant on the misplacing of the ophthalmoscope and other accessories, such as a pencil or pen, a rule, a retinoscope or a pocket flash-light during rounds of the wards. It dispenses with the disarrayed and frayed pockets encountered when the ophthalmoscope is carried in the usual manner on one's person. The continual hazard of "hooking the chair" or other objects when carrying the ophthalmoscope in the rear pocket

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