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January 10, 1925

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL ANESTHESIA IN OPHTHALMIC WORK

Author Affiliations

Fort Wayne, Ind., Chairman.; Philadelphia.; New York.; Philadelphia.; Chicago.

JAMA. 1925;84(2):115-119. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.26620280001013
Abstract

To the Members of the Section on Ophthalmology of the American Medical Association:  Four years ago, at the request of the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association, this committee, representing the section, made a clinical investigation of the advantages and disadvantages of the various agents used for producing local anesthesia in ophthalmic work, and at the Boston session, June, 1921, the committee made its report, devoting most attention to anesthesia produced by topical applications.Following the presentation of the report, the section voted that the committee be continued for the purpose of making a study of the advantages and disadvantages of infiltration anesthesia in ophthalmic work, with the possibility in view of recommending a more general employment of such form of anesthesia. In accordance with those instructions, the committee now makes the following report:

THE UESTIONNAIRE  For the purpose of assisting in arriving at more definite

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