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July 11, 1925

Die Augenerkrankungen des Kindesalters in ihrer Besonderheit.

JAMA. 1925;85(2):138. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670020055040

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Abstract

This is undoubtedly the elaboration of a series of lectures before a pediatric society. Although the entire subject matter and some rather indifferent illustrations are here contained within the small compass of a brochure, the complete range of ophthalmology in children is covered most thoroughly, not from the ophthalmologic nor yet from the pediatric standpoint, but rather from the symptomatological and etiologic points of view. The various diseases that may affect the various parts of the eye are mentioned and described most briefly, and the etiologic phase of each discussed somewhat more at length. The necessity of accurate refraction in school children occupies a prominent position, and brief directions for determining whether a gross error of refraction exists are given. The question of muscular anomalies is handled in a firm and sensible manner. Among the finer points of the book are the only too few pages devoted to a discussion

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