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Field guide to the detection and control of xerophthalmia

Alfred Sommer

Field guide to the detection and control of xerophthalmia

by Alfred Sommer

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Published by World Health Organization, WHO Publications Centre USA [distributor] in Geneva, Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pediatric ophthalmology.,
  • Xerophthalmia -- Diagnosis.,
  • Xerophthalmia -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 57-58.

    StatementAlfred Sommer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE48.2.C5 S64 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3112208M
    ISBN 109241541628
    LC Control Number82220355

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE DETECTION AND CONTROL OF XEROPHTHALMIA Second Edition ALFRED SOMMER Director, International Center for Epidemiologic and Preventive Ophthalmology and WHO Collaborating Center for the Prevention of Blindness, Wilmer Institute & Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.

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A practical guide, now in its third edition, to the detection, treatment, and prevention of vitamin A deficiency and its consequences, including associated mortality, infectious morbidity, and xerophthalmia.

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