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April 1979

News and Comment

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(4):768-769. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010408029

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Document.  —The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America has published a document on "Risks Associated With the Use of UV-A Irradiators Being Used in Treating Psoriasis and Other Conditions." This was prepared by the photobiology committee of the society and can be obtained directly from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 345 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017.

Code of Ophthalmological Ethics.  —The Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis has published a code of ophthalmological ethics. This code was worked out primarily by Prof Jules Francois of Belgium. First, the code covers the general principles of ophthalmic ethics. Then it discusses "the ophthalmologist in service of the patient," "the ophthalmologist in service of the community," "relations between physicians," and "relations between ophthalmologists and third parties."

New Ophthalmology Journal.  —A new journal, International Ophthalmology, has appeared on the horizon. It aims to provide the clinician with recent advances in ophthalmology. In

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