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September 1953

Your Child Can Be Happy in Bed.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1953;50(3):400. doi:10.1001/archopht.1953.00920030407035

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The ophthalmologist will find this book for the parents of a child who is confined to bed for a time and does not know how to amuse himself. Here are over 200 ways to keep a child entertained. While necessarily most of the methods involve the use of the eyes, which is generally contradicted in ocular pathology, many helpful suggestions are included, such as musical toys and games, pets, and books for the parent to read aloud, which help pass the time. A list is given of ways to amuse a child, outlined by ages. The book is meticulously detailed; even the places where the materials can be purchased and the approximate cost are included. The reviewer feels that any ophthalmologist who has children of his own would do well to purchase a copy for home consumption, in addition to recommending it to his patients. This is a sure way

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