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Title: Field guide to the detection and control of xerophthalmia / Alfred Sommer
Other Titles: Dépistage et traitement de la xérophtalmie : manuel à l' intention des personnels de terrain
Guía práctica para la detección, prevención y tratamiento de la xeroftalmía
Authors: Sommer, Alfred
Issue Date: 1982
Edition: 2nd ed
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: Russian
Portuguese
Spanish
Arabic
English
French
Abstract: The second edition of a practical guide to the steps needed to detect, treat, and prevent xerophthalmia. The extensive revisions reflect improved understanding of the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis, epidemiology, and treatment of xerophthalmia. Topics covered include vitamin A metabolism, clinical classification and diagnosis, epidemiology, characterization of the problem, treatment schedules, and prevention. Eight pages of colour plates are also included to facilitate recognition and diagnosis in the field. The book concludes with a series of sample forms for clinic-based or field survey reporting
Description: 58 p.
Portuguese-1ed-
Russian-1,2ed-
Spanish-1ed-
Subject: Xerophthalmia
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/40822
Other Identifiers: 9241541628
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