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September 1938

Eleventh Annual Report of the Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(3):528-530. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850210184021

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The eleventh annual report of the Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory presents a record of the administration and an account of the scientific work carried out during 1936. The activities of the laboratory are considered as follows:

  1. Postgraduate education. Since the laboratory was opened ten years ago, one of its functions has been to provide a postgraduate course of instruction in ophthalmology for all doctors entering the ophthalmic service of the Ministry of Public Health. The teaching is essentially practical, and special attention is devoted to those features of ophthalmic practice peculiar to Egypt.

  2. Pathologic section. Five hundred and fifty-four pathologic specimens were submitted for examination. Of the 125 globes included, 84, or 64 per cent, had been destroyed through acute ophthalmias. This is 13 per cent less than the figure for ten years ago, and the reduction is believed to be a result of the activity of the government ophthalmic

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