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Ophthalmia Neonatorum
Crede's plan, commonly adopted, yields excellent results. This consists in dropping into the conjunctival sac one or two drops of a two per cent, solution of nitrate of silver, the lids having previously been wiped dry.. . .The hands of the mother, nurse, and child should be searched for sources of infection, and, in addition to the usual antiseptic precautions during labor, if gonorrhea is known to exist in the mother, the child should be removed from the immediate surroundings of the lying-in woman....
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Title: Ophthalmia Neonatorum
From: Diseases Of The Eye
Creator: George Edmund De Schweinitz (author)
Date: 1893
Format: Book
Publisher: W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia
Source: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Location: pp.220-227
Keywords: Blind; Children; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Opthamalia Neonatorum; Prevention; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Sensory Disability; Sexuality; Venereal Disease
Topics: Science, Health & Technology

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- Ophthalmia Neonatorum (still)
- Plate 1, Diseases Of The Eye (still)
- Plate 2, Diseases Of The Eye (still)