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Needlessly Blind For Life
When the lids become red and swollen, and are gummed along their borders, and when mattery discharge is mixed with the tears as the child sleeps or cries, an oculist or a physician should be called at once, or the child taken to the nearest dispensary. Each hour of delay adds to the danger. While waiting, bathe the eyes of the child every half hour with pieces of cotton dipped in a solution of boric acid....
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Title: Needlessly Blind For Life
Creator: n/a
Date: Circa 1915
Format: Pamphlet
Publisher: National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York
Source: Mount Holyoke College Library
Control no.: IZB, Cutter Collection
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Children; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Medical Professionals; Medication; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Opthamalia Neonatorum; Prevention; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Sensory Disability
Topics: Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy

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- Needlessly Blind For Life (doc)
- Nothing Was Done (still)